James Hoye Hillhouse, Sr., 85, of Steele, Mo., died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at Steele.
Born December 12, 1920, son of the late James Earnest and Fannie Lorene Lucius Hilhouse, he was a farmer.
He and his wife Ruby Fullerton Hillhouse who preceded him in death had four children.
Survivors include two sons; James Wilburn Hillhouse, of Galesburg, Ill., and James Hoye "Sonny" Hillhouse, Jr., and wife Doris, of Memphis, Tenn.; two daughters, Glenda Robinson, of Steele, Mo., and Rita Woody and husband, of Steele; one brother, E.J. Hillhouse and wife Betty, of Huntsville, Al.; three sisters, Francis Brown, of Belleville, Ill., Barbara Tittle, of Memphis, Tenn. and Carolyn Spears, of Jonesboro, Ark.; nine grandchildren, Kris Robinson, Scott Ables, Scott and Matt Hillhouse, Renee Golden, Angie Carlson, Lori Adkisson, Dale and Vicky Woody; 11 great-grandchildren, Kirsten and Peyton Robinson, Colton Golden, Jackson, Morgan, Maddie, and Mia Hillhouse, John Alan Adkisson, Leigha, Landon and Lauren Woody.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m., Friday, March 10, at the Powell Funeral Home in Steele. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 11, at the First Baptist Church in Steele, with Rev. MIchael Funderburk and Rev. JIm Mousie officiating.
Burial followed at the Mt. Zion Cemetary in Steele.