Hilda Elaine Marshall Faison, 82, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. She was born on July 18, 1938 to the late Willard and Elsie Perry Marshall. Hilda was also preceded in death by her husband of over 52 years, Ronald Berkeley Faison. Hilda’s career in the tax preparation industry lasted for over 40 years. She served her community as an appointed official to the Colonial Heights Electoral Board. She also served on the Board of Directors of local organizations, including C.A.R.E.S. and AARP. Hilda loved to sing in the choir of her family church, First Christian Church of Petersburg, and most recently as a member of The Heights Baptist Church. She also enjoyed traveling with her family and friends; the latest included trips to Wyoming, Europe and cruises to Hawaii, Bahamas, and Alaska. Hilda is survived by her four children, Lesley Lynn Faison, George Brian Faison (Nicolle), Lori Elaine Dixon (Kenneth), and Elizabeth Lee Brown (Waverly); seven grandchildren, Drew Dixon (Ashleigh), Ryan Elaine Dixon, Trey Brown (Brittany), Loren Brown Ochoa (Andreas), Nicholas Faison (Rebekah), Courtney Faison and Hunter Faison; and eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her brothers, Edward Baggett (Judy) and Gordon Banks (Mia); and sister-in-law, Carol Faison Ridout. A funeral service will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at The Heights Baptist Church, 17201 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Colonial Heights, VA 23834 with Dr. Randall Hahn officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, Chester, VA. The church will open its doors at 12:00pm to receive friends and family. All arrangements are being handled by the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in her memory to the Prince George Animal Shelter or your local SPCA. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com
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