Services for May Hiller, 72, of Brownwood will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9, in the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Curtis W. Schneider and the Rev. Richard Hetzel officiating. Burial will follow at Burkett Cemetery in Coleman County, under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, at the funeral home.
Mrs. Hiller passed away on Sunday evening, July 6, 2008, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.
May Pearl Henson was born in Valera, Texas, on April 29, 1936, to Vivian and Roy Henson. She was raised and educated in Brown County, and on May 12, 1951, she married CC Gould. He preceded her in death in 1991.
She had been a homemaker for most of her life and had worked for the U.S. Postal Service for many years. On Nov. 11, 2000, she married Alton “Buddy” Hiller in Brownwood. May enjoyed gardening, tending cattle and fishing. But most of all, she loved to dance. She was a lifelong resident of Brown County and a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her husband, Alton Hiller; son, Clayton Gould and wife Suzanne, of San Angelo; daughter, Celia Drury and husband Larry, of Bangs; and three brothers, Sam Henson and wife Connie, of Austin, Roy Henson and wife Margaret, of Houston and Gene Henson and wife Wanda, of Brownwood.
She is also survived by four grandchildren, Melissa Gober, Greg Drury and wife, Melissa, Brynna Gould, and Bradley Gould; and five great-grandchildren, Chris Gober, Jeremy Gober, Amanda Gober, Doug Drury and Lexy Drury.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Hiram “Buddy” Henson and John Henson.
Donations can be made to the West Texas Boys Ranch in San Angelo. May was loved by all and will be missed by many.
Friends and family members are invited to sign the online guest book at www.heartlandfuneralhome.