MaryJo Craven Hilliard, 51, of Mechanicsville, VA passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2023, while surrounded by loved ones.
MaryJo is survived by her daughter, Jamie Hilliard; her son, Joseph Gowen; granddaughters, Baileigh and Remi; brothers Doug (Sheila), Denny, Mike (Joanne), and Barry Craven; sister Cheryl Lacks; and many dear family and friends. She was preceded in death by Stuart Hilliard; daughter Cathryn Franklin; granddaughter Toni Franklin; parents Mary and Joseph Craven; sister Deborah Persinger; and many more loved ones.
MaryJo was known for her radiant smile and willingness to help anyone that she could. She had an enormous heart and loved showing off her children and grandchildren. She took pride in her knowledge of pools & would never turn down the opportunity to embrace you with her hugs.
A time to gather with family and friends will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at Compass Christian Church, 8137 Liberty Circle Mechanicsville, VA 23111, with a service beginning at 4:00 p.m.