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Eva "Maxine" Hillard

July 23, 2020
Eva "Maxine"  Hillard
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Obituary for Eva "Maxine" Hillard

Eva Hillard, 84, died July 23, 2020.

Eva “Maxine” Hillard, 84, of Memphis passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020. She was born on March 13, 1936 to the late Floyd and Marian Spratt in Normal, IL. She married her late husband, Richard Hillard; they had both graduated from Le Roy, IL High School. Maxine was an art major at Illinois State University, and later worked at the University of IL Library and helped found the Mahomet, IL Library. She ultimately settled in Memphis with her husband, Richard. A very talented and strong woman, Maxine was active in her church, Raleigh United Methodist. She loved her church family. She retired from Memphis City Schools where she worked as a secretary at Raleigh Egypt. In her recent years, Maxine battled Alzheimer’s before ultimately dying of COVID-19 complications. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Hillard. She is survived by her daughters, Cinda Pilcher (Steve) of Bartlett, TN, Camilla Hillard of Memphis, TN, and Holly Pippin (Randy) of Germantown, TN; siblings, Linda Sue Wagers (Richard) of Le Roy, IL, Nancy Lebeck of Henderson, TX, and David Spratt (Debbie) of The Villages, FL; five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Due to COVID-19, a family graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2020 at Memphis Memory Gardens for immediate family only. Memorial contributions may be made to the Raleigh United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Serenity Funeral Home (901)379-0861.

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Graveside

Monday

27

Jul

11:00 AM 7/27/2020 11:00:00 AM
Memphis Memory Gardens

6444 Raleigh Lagrange Rd
Memphis, TN 38134

Memphis Memory Gardens
6444 Raleigh Lagrange Rd Memphis 38134 TN
United States

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Memphis Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

6444 Raleigh Lagrange Rd
Memphis, TN 38134

6444 Raleigh Lagrange Rd Memphis 38134 TN
United States
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