January 25, 2023

A private memorial service for Bertha Hillyer Burton Terrill will be held at a later date, as her wishes were to be cremated.

Bertha was born to Alison L. Hillyer and Orah Lee (Parks) Hillyer on February 14, 1935, in Neelyville, Missouri. She passed from this life on January 3, 2023, at the age of 87.

As a young child, Bertha was raised in Piggot, Arkansas, where she attended elementary school and worked with her family on the farm. Later in life she moved to Illinois where she met and married Hugh E. Burton. To this marriage she brought a son and together they would have ten children. In t...

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