Mrs. Billie June Davis Gardner Hillburn (age 92), wife of T. Lee Hillburn, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2013, in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Visitation with the family will be 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home, 710 S. Dewey in Bartlesville.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hillburn will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home with Reverend Bill Inglish of Disciples Christian Church officiating. Interment will follow in the Bartlesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
For those who choose to send memorial contributions in lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Mrs. Hillburn's name to Disciples Christian Church or the Bartlesville YMCA. Those wishing to remember her may do so in care of the church's office at 5800 Douglas Lane, Bartlesville, OK, 74006, or the Family YMCA of Bartlesville at 101 North Osage, Bartlesville, OK, 74003 or online at www.ymca.net.
Online condolences can be left for the family at www.honoringmemories.com.
Mrs. Hillburn was born on June 17, 1921, in Duncan, Oklahoma, to John L. Davis, Sr. and Pearl Thurlo Davis. She graduated from Duncan High School then attended the University of Oklahoma. She married Howard H. Gardner in 1941 and he preceded her in death in 1970. Mrs. Hillburn worked as Safe Deposit Clerk at First National Bank of Bartlesville from 1971 until 1977, where she met and later married T. Lee Hillburn in 1976. They resided in Bartlesville until he preceded her in death in 2008.
Mrs. Hillburn was a charter member of the Disciples Christian Church and a member of the YMCA since 1981. She loved to travel, and took countless trips around the world with her late husband.
Mrs. Hillburn is survived by five children; Gregg Gardner and his wife, Fran, of Zena, Oklahoma, Kelly Hillburn of Ferndale, Washington, Richard Hillburn and his wife, Tammie, of Elgin, Kansas, Myrna Clifford of Knobnoster, Missouri, Vicky Elias and her husband, Mike, of San Antonio, Texas; by 10 grandchildren; Stacy Bushlack, Barbara Nordhausen, Amy McCarty, Amber Clifford-Napoleone, Michael Elias Jr., Dustin Elias, Arthur Elias, Cameron Elias, Lindsey Singleton, and Tristan Linehan; by 13 great-grandchildren; by three great-great-grandchildren; and by family friend, Irene Chew. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Pearl; by her first husband, Howard; by her second husband, Lee; by her brother, John L. Davis, Jr.; and by her grandson, Austin Clifford.