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Berta Hillman
1928 - 2021

Berta Hillman, 93 of White Deer, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2021 in Amarillo.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Sayre-Doxey Cemetery in Sayre, Okla. with Brother Alan Wilson, pastor at First Baptist Church of White Deer, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Hillman was born Jan. 10, 1928 in Sayre, Okla. to Carrie Miller and Ben West. Berta attended school in Sayre and married Glen Hillman on Aug. 4, 1947 in Wheeler. He preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 2008. She moved to White Deer in 1952 where she was a waitress, worked at Clint and Son’s, owned Hillman’s Laundry and Hillman’s Quilting. Berta was an exceptional seamstress, loved cooking and spending time with her family. She was a member of First Baptist Church in White Deer.

Berta was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Weatherly of White Deer and Fran Rankin and husband Jacob of Amarillo; a son, Dwayne Hillman and wife Teresa of Midland; two sisters, Paula Aston and Brenda McKibben, both of Sayre; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to White Deer EMS, PO Box 98, White Deer TX 79097; or First Baptist Church of White Deer, PO Box 337, White Deer, TX 79097.