Wilma J. Hillyer, 91

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Wilma J. Hillyer, 91

Wilma J. Hillyer, 91, of Kensington passed away on Friday February 2, 2024, in Cleveland Clinic with her loving family by her side.
She was born on June 2, 1932, to the late Frederick and Laura Newman. She was Methodist by faith. She married the love of her life, Bennie P. Hillyer Sr., Nov. 6, 1947, and they celebrated 67 years of bliss together. He passed away May 6, 2015.
Wilma and Bennie owned and operated the Kensington I.G.A. Store. She enjoyed traveling and her flowers. Her family was her passion in life she felt so blessed being part of five generations.
Survivors include her children, Linda Reeder of Alliance, Cindy (Tom) Bortner of Columbiana, Donna Wood of Warren and Bennie Hillyer of Salem; two brothers Richard and Donald Newman; eleven grand children; 10 great grand children and one great great grand son.
Wilma was preceded in death by her husband Bennie; parents; seven brothers; and two sisters.
Calling hours will be held this Wednesday Feb., 7, 4-7 p.m. at the New Alexander Christian Church.
The funeral will be on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 11 a.m. at the church with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery.

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