Nevada J. Hileman

Nevada J. Hileman

Nevada J. Hileman, 85, of Anna, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born on Aug. 16, 1932, in Anna, the daughter of Roy Lee and Wilda Alma Toler Pratt. 

She married Warner H. Hileman Sr. on June 3, 1950, in Anna. He preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 2002.

Nevada is survived by her children, Jane Grear of Millersville, Mo., Warner H. (Jane) Hileman Jr. of Anna, Donna (Dale) Treece of Jonesboro and Letitia (Doug) Simmons of Anna; 10 grandchildren, Eric Franklin (Staci Spahr) of Bertrand, Mo., Tina (Bernie) Jerolds of Jonesboro, Christine (Justin) Clutts of Cobden, Jason (Darla) Lingle of Dongola, Angie (Billy) Alsip of Jonesboro, Cecilia (Chris) Keller of Anna, Clifton (Shannon) Bryan of Alto Pass, Rebecca Bryan of Buncombe, Emily Grear (Joe Raper) of Las Vegas, Nev., and Sarah Grear (Tom Chung) of Alhambra, Calif.; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, Roy Amos (Ruth) Pratt of Lick Creek; other relatives and many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Warner H. Hileman Sr.; two sisters, Dorothy Homes and Barbara Barker; and a son-in-law, Sam Grear.

Nevada was a member of the Anna First Baptist Church.  She loved reading her Bible, crocheting and caring for children. Her family referred to her as their prayer warrior. 

Funeral services for Nevada J. Hileman were at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with Kim Capel officiating. Interment was in Casper Cemetery near Anna.

Memorials can be made to Teen Challenge International or to the First Baptist Church of Anna.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

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