Herrin- Alice June (Jelley) Hiller, age 84, of Herrin, passed away at 6:00am on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at her home in Herrin.
Alice was born in Royalton on October 5, 1935, the daughter of George Walter and Beulah (Burks) Jelley. She married Bobby Gene Hiller, Sr. in Corinth, Mississippi on June 1, 1957. They shared thirty-three years of marriage, until his passing on August 16, 1990.
Mrs. Hiller was a member of West Monroe Apostolic Church.
Daughter- Allegra Hiller of Herrin
Son- Bobby Gene Hiller, Jr. of Johnston City
Daughter- Mel and Bill Winnett of Herrin
Daughter- Star Hiller of Herrin
Son- Nathan Hiller of Herrin
Four Grandchildren- John Greathouse of New York
Mick Hiller of Florida
Natasha Hiller of Johnston City
Christy Hiller of Johnston City
Two Great Grandchildren- Megan and Carley
One Great Great Granddaughter- Kenna
Special Caregiver and friend- Sandy Thorp
Beloved Furbaby- Petey
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter- Twila Hiller, and three brothers- George, Donald, and Loren Jelley.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00pm on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Terry Griffith officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 4-7pm on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be held at 10am on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Miners Cemetery in Royalton with Rev. Terry Griffith officiating. Family and friends are asked to gather directly at the cemetery.
For those who prefer, memorials may be made to the West Monroe Apostolic Church Building Fund. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home, 201 S. 13th St., Herrin, Illinois 62948.
For more information or to sign the online memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.