OBITUARY: Terri Dawn Hildenbrandt


Ms. Terri Dawn Hildenbrandt, age 55, a resident of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, May 24 2023, at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Born on September 10, 1967, in Maury County, Dawn was the daughter of the late Dallas Scott and Shirley (Stewart) Morgan.

She was a cosmetologist for 30 years and had a love for doing hair, listening to music and dancing. She had a heart of gold and was always willing to help everyone who needed it. She enjoyed cooking and was always making people laugh. She was definitely the life of the party. Dawn loved her grandkids, her box fan, and her loud TV.

Dawn is survived by her mother, Shirley Morgan, daughters, Tiffany (Chris) Cornelius of Culleoka, Kayla (Taylor) McCroskey of Columbia, Katrina Hildenbrandt of Columbia; Sister; Tammy Covington of Murfreesboro, goddaughter; Kelsie Riggins of Columbia and four grandchildren, Jaxson Cornelius, Harper Cornelius, Ellis McCroskey and Dallas Armstrong, several nieces, nephews, and friends, along with children of friends whom she took in as her own.

She was preceded in death by father, Dallas Scott and sister, Sherry O’Field.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 26, 2023, at 2:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Home with Tosha Hicks officiating. Burial will follow at Polk Memorial Gardens. A visitation will also be held on Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Matt Hicks, Connor Parsons, Jamie Cassidy, Tucker Smith, Jared Covington, Jason Riggins and Matthew O’Field.


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