Jane Hall Hylton, 54, of Fayetteville, died July 6, 2005, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center after a three-and-half year battle with ovarian cancer.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Pauls United Methodist Church, the Rev. David Heath officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Faith Cemetery in Lumberton.
Hylton was a native of St. Pauls, attending St. Pauls High School and graduating in 1968. After two years at Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount, she continued her studies at the University of North Carolina and graduated from the School of Education in 1972.
She worked in North Carolina public schools in both Morehead City and Cumberland County as a special education teacher for five years. She then joined the family business in St. Pauls, where she worked until her death. She was a lifelong member of St. Pauls United Methodist Church, board member of the St. Pauls Chamber of Commerce, member of BB&T's board of directors in St. Pauls, secretary/treasurer of the Meachum Award Committee and treasurer of the Betty Powers Scholarship Fund.
She was preceded in death by her father, A.G. Hall; and a brother, Stephen Hall.
Surviving are her husband, Robert Cabell Hylton of Fayetteville; her daughter, Julie Hall Hylton of Fayetteville; her mother, Edna Cox Hall of St. Pauls; a stepson, Michael Hylton of Columbia, S.C.; a stepdaughter, Jeanette Gray of Albuquerque, N.M.; and several relatives and loving friends.
Memorials may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 1400, New York, N.Y., 10122.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Saint Pauls Funeral Home.