Charles Owen Hilburn, 84, of Greenbrier, passed away after a brief illness on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, surrounded by his family.
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He was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Black Rock, Ark., to the late Richard Owen and Mary Elizabeth (Shaver) Hilburn.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a retired instructor from Twin Lakes Vo-Tech School in Harrison. He raised Missouri Foxtrotters and was a member of the Missouri Foxtrotters Association. He was a faithful member of Greenbrier Church of Christ.
He is survived by his loving wife of sixty years, Jean (Massey) Hilburn; son, Danny Hilburn (Mary Ann), of Cabot; daughters, Vickie Rogers (Roy), of Conway, Carol Farrar (Bud), of Lillie, La., and Diane Hilburn, of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Adam Rogers, Jared Rogers, Kristen Barber, Lynley Farrar, Lillianna Hilburn and Sanders Hilburn; sister, Lou Ann Shaw (Bob); and brothers, John Hillburn (Bonnie) and Dale Hilburn (Jan); sister-in-law, Mona Hardin; special life-long friend, Bill Burns; and a host of other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Genelda Hilburn and Euline Freeman.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Greenbrier Church of Christ with Bro. Glen Elliott officiating. Burial will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesday at Lancaster Cemetery in Strawberry, Ark.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Southern Christian Home, 100 W Harding Street, Morrilton, Arkansas 72110 or Children's Home, 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, Arkansas 72450.
The family wishes to give special thanks to the following doctors and their staff: William Freeman, Job Jacob, Bryan Imamura, Brad Baltz, and Jessica Joheim.
Arrangements by Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, Greenbrier.
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Little Rock, AR 72211
Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from Sept. 7 to Sept. 14, 2013