Hilda Ann (Sammons) Crovatt

Born: Mon., Sep. 3, 1945
Died: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
Location: Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
Location: Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel


Location: Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Hilda Ann Crovatt, age 73, of Portal, GA, on Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating.

Interment will follow Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wrightsville, GA.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 PM till time of service.

Pallbearers are Lee Glisson, Rhett Glisson, Joel Byrd, Trey Seamans, Jacob Seamans, and Dylan Royal

Mrs. Crovatt was born September 3, 1945 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA to the late Craig and Clara Fausett Sammons.  She was a legal secretary  and retired from Georgia Southern University. Mrs. Crovett was previously employed with Marvin Pittman Laboratories School, Hal Roach Attorney at Law and Phyllis Kravich Law Office.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and loved spending time with her family and cats Max and Ginger.     

Survivors Include:

Her Husband of 43 years: James "Jimmy" Crovatt of Portal, GA

One Daughter: Rebecca "Becky" Byrd (Michael) of Orangeburg, SC

One Son: Robert "Robby" Seamans (Lynn) of Portal, GA

Two Sisters: Carolyn Rosenfield of Milledgeville, GA and Susan Gray (Darryl) of Swainsboro, GA

One Brother: Craig "Pete" Sammons (Pao) of Myrtle Beach, SC

Eleven Grandchildren: Trey Seamans (Courtney), Alison Seamans (Dylan), Jacob Seamans, Lee Glisson (Nikki), Rhett Glisson (Courtney), Joel Byrd, Addie Byrd, Thomas Byrd, Parker Byrd, Brycen Byrd, and Owen Byrd.

Five Great-Grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extend family.

Condolences may be submitted on-line at

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Hilda Ann Crovatt of Portal, GA.


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Judy Boyleston
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Praying God's presence is very real to you and your family during this time! Love, The Boylestons

Lanier and Fay Tapley
   Posted Mon October 29, 2018
Carolyn, so sorry for the loss of your sister! May God bless you, Pete and all her family in your grief. Lanier and Fay

Diann Stillinger Infinger
   Posted Tue October 30, 2018
Becky and Family I am so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time. May God give you peace, comfort and strength during your loss.

Clay and Carolyn Kent
   Posted Tue October 30, 2018
We are so sorry about y'alls lost we will keep y'all in our prayers. Aunt Hilda will be missed! We love all of you very much!

Shelley Ivey
   Posted Thu November 01, 2018
I was so saddened to hear about the loss of your mother. I pray you find that same comfort, grace, mercy and peace that God has given me since losing my own mother a few short months ago.

arnold deal
   Posted Thu November 01, 2018
Jim I am so sorry about Hilda. Miss seeing you all in the last years. I will keep you in my prayers and thoughts. Hope you are doing OK. If I can help please let me know.