Ayro Hartley Hilliard
Hartley Hilliard, a well known farmer, residing in the Zion
neighborhood, died this morning about 8 o'clock.
(Next day's paper)
Mrs. Will Cholemeyer, sister to Hartley Hilliard, went back
Ayro Hartley, son of John D. and Mary Jane Hilliard, was born
in Nashville, Ill., June 20, 1859, Died Feb. 26, 1917, age 57
years, 8 months and 6 days.
He leaves one brother, George, of Bellingham, Wash., and four
sisters, Mrs. Mercy Cohlmyer, Mrs. Alice Reed, Mrs. Maggie
Crowder and Mrs. Lilly Stonecipher to mourn their loss.
His father and mother, also two brothers, John and Dr. H. S.
and one sister, Elizabeth Meyers having gone on before, and
who welcome him to his heavenly home.
When about five years of age he moved to Richview, Ill., where
he was converted at the age of fifteen in a revival meeting at
the Methodist Church of that place.
In 1883 he came to this community where the church feels that
in his death we sustain a great loss, but that our loss is his
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. C. Kinison assisted
by his pastor, Rev. M. S. Bumpus. Interment at Hopewell Cemetery.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson