BAKER — Daisy Hilton, born May 23, 1913 in Holt to Sara Jane Jordan and George Herndon, has turned 100 years old.


BAKER — Daisy Hilton, born May 23, 1913 in Holt to Sara Jane Jordan and George Herndon, has turned 100 years old.



More than 100 family members and friends joined her May 18 at the Baker Recreation Center to celebrate the occasion.



Hilton, who currently resides at Silvercrest Manor in Crestview, was the youngest of 10 children.



She and her husband, Walter Preston Hilton, deceased, have four sons, Don, Doyle, Nathan "Wad" Hilton and Dolan "Red" Hilton, deceased.



They have 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.



Daisy and Walter made their home in Baker before moving to Fort Walton Beach in 1962.



Hilton continued to live in Fort Walton Beach after her husband's death, until January 2012.



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