Karen Faye Hilliard Millikan, 60 of Denton, NC went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 16th, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born on May 15th, 1961 to Curtis Leroy Hilliard Sr. and Nina Luck Hilliard in Asheboro, NC.
Karen was a proud graduate of Eastern Randolph High School, Class of '79. She received Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior early in life and was strong in her Faith. Karen married the love of her life, Dennis Joe Millikan on March 20th, 1999 in Ramseur, NC. She was employed by Richloom Weaving as a slasher/creel operator for almost 10 years. She was also employed at Jack Lanier's Grocery for 7 years. Karen enjoyed spending time with family. White Lake, NC held a special place in her heart and she enjoyed taking summer trips there with family.
Karen leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband, Dennis Joe Millikan and son Dennis Joe (D.J.) Millikan Jr., both of the home; step-daughter, Teryn Millikan and granddaughter, Candace Thomas, both of Pleasant Garden, NC; step mother, Rachel Hilliard of Asheboro, NC; sister, Christie Hilliard and her fiance Grady Smith Jr. of Vass, NC; sister-in-law, Rose Toomes Luck of Level Cross, NC; nieces, Jessica Isaacs and her husband Terry Isaacs Jr. of Sophia, NC and Caitie Foecking and her husband Jimmy Foecking of Level Cross, NC; nephews, Tyler Beane and Trevor Beane both of Franklinville, NC, Brian Hilliard and his wife Dana of High Point, NC, Matthew Hilliard and his wife Sara of McLeansville, NC and Joshua Millsaps of Snow Camp, NC; great nephews, Brayden, Easton, Riley and Trenton Isaacs of Sophia, NC, Lucas Hilliard of High Point, NC and Weston Hilliard of McLeansville, NC; great nieces, Josie Lee Foecking and Staley Mae Foecking of Level Cross, NC, Ella Hilliard of High Point, NC and Olivia Hilliard of McLeansville, NC; mother-in-law, Linda Poole Millikan of Level Cross, NC; sister-in-law, Delina Millsaps and her husband Clint Millsaps of Snow Camp, NC; and aunts, Judy Hulin of Randleman, NC, Nancy Hoover of Randleman, NC, Louise Allen of Ramseur, NC , and Virginia Langley of Liberty, NC; uncles, Jackie Luck, Larry Luck, Jerry Luck and Darrell Luck all of Randleman, NC, Ray Hilliard and Larry Hilliard both of Asheboro, NC and many cousins she cherished dearly.
Karen was preceded in death by her mother and father, Curtis and Nina Hilliard; brothers, Curt Hilliard and Roger Luck; maternal grandparents-Roland and Etta Luck; paternal grandparents, Harvey and Alma Hilliard; uncles, Lloyd Luck, Jimmie Luck, Harvey Luck and Eugene Hilliard; aunts-Faye Toulson and Doris Trogdon and father-in-law, Joe Tom "Tommy" Millikan.
The family would like to express their deepest appreciation to the hospice nurses who took such great care of Karen during her illness and also to the many friends and family who supported them during this time.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations be made to Hospice House Asheboro, NC. A memorial service with family and friends is planned for Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 at 3:00pm at Level Cross Methodist Church, 10142 Us Highway 220 Bus N, Randleman, NC 27317. Services entrusted to Midstate Cremation & Funeral Service.
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