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Hazel L. Hillbery

July 11, 1929 August 31, 2021
Hazel L. Hillbery
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Obituary for Hazel L. Hillbery

Hazel Lindley Hillberry, 92, of Claysville, Pa., died on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at 9:10 a.m. In the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Tammy Lindley, in East Finley Twp.

She was born July 11, 1929 in Morris Twp., Washington County, Pa. a daughter of the late Carl Hird and Alva Irene Sprowls Dorsey.

Mrs. Hillberry had lived in East Finley Twp. most of her life prior to moving to Donegal Twp. in l997 and moving to Claysville in 2007.

She was a member of the Fairmount United Methodist Church in East Finley Twp. where she formerly served as a Sunday School teacher, trustee, church treasurer, and was a member of the United Methodist Women and Ladies Aid Society of the church.

Mrs. Hillberry was also a member of and the former Secretary of the Fairmount Cemetery Board and a charter member of the East Finley Twp. Park committee and also served on the election boards of Donegal and East Finley Twp., and was a member of the Claysville V.F.D. Ladies Auxiliary.

She and her late husband, Dallas Lindley owned and operated the East Finley General Store in East Finley Twp. from 1948 until 1952; she was last employed as a sales clerk for the former D.M. Campsey Seed & Feed Store in Claysville for 24 years prior to retiring in 2005.

On August 26, 1947 she married Dallas Newton Lindley who died February 3, 1981, and on May 18, 1991 she married Logan Lafayette Hillberry who died April 7, 2000.

Surviving are four sons, Havel Lindley of Okmulgee, OK., Reed (Janet) Lindley of Pottstown, Pa., Phillip (Allison) Lindley of Hermiston, OR., and Gerald (Tammy) Lindley of East Finley Twp.; a daughter-in-law, Becky Lindley of East Finley Twp.; three step-children, Cheryl Wheat of Virginia, Dave (Christine) Hillberry of Miami, Fl., and Charles (Kathleen) Hillberry of McDonald, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; 7 step-great grandchildren; 1 sister, Maxine Reynolds of Washington; several nieces and nephews.

Deceased in addition to her parents and husbands are two sons, Ray Eugene Lindley who died in infancy and Bruce Lindley who died July 12, 2020; a sister, Lucille Bedilion; 8 brothers, Earl Dorsey who died in infancy, Gaylord, Leo, Ralph, Floyd, Vance, Paul and Blaine Dorsey.

Friends and family will be received on Friday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Fairmount United Methodist Church, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, on Saturday, September 4, 2021, with Rev. Scott Lawrence officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery, East Finley Twp.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Fairmount United Methodist Church, in care of Cheryl Sprowls 121 Knox Road, Claysville, Pa. 15323. Arrangements are under the direction of the Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC in Rogersville, Pa,

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Visitation

Friday

3

Sep

4:00 PM 9/3/2021 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/3/2021 8:00:00 PM
Fairmount United Methodist Church

120 Fairmount Church Road
West Finley , PA 15377

Fairmount United Methodist Church
120 Fairmount Church Road West Finley 15377 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

4

Sep

11:00 AM 9/4/2021 11:00:00 AM
Fairmount United Methodist Church

120 Fairmount Church Road
West Finley , PA 15377

Fairmount United Methodist Church
120 Fairmount Church Road West Finley 15377 PA
United States

Graveside

Saturday

4

Sep

12:00 PM 9/4/2021 12:00:00 PM
Fairmount Cemetery

120 Fairmount Church Rd.
West Finley, PA 15377

Fairmount Cemetery
120 Fairmount Church Rd. West Finley 15377 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairmount Cemetery Final Resting Place

120 Fairmount Church Rd.
West Finley, PA 15377

120 Fairmount Church Rd. West Finley 15377 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Fairmount United Methodist Church

120 Fairmount Church Road
West Finley , PA 15377
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