Obituary – Hilley, Martha Helena (Voigt)

Class of 1946

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Martha Voigt

Martha Helena (Voigt) Hilley

December 12, 1927 – October 5, 2009

Funeral services for Martha “Helen” Hilley, 81, of DeSoto, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 8, 2009, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial will be at White Rose Cemetery.

Helen passed away in Dallas on October 5, 2009.

Martha Helena Voigt was born December 17, 1927, in Perry, OK, to Wilhem and Edna Polman Voigt. She grew up and attended school in Perry. Helen married Robert Hilley in 1946. They made their home in Perry until moving to Dallas in 1959, where she worked as a data entry operator and was later promoted to supervisor. As a child, Helen attended the Lutheran Church.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents, Wilhem and Edna Voigt, sister, Teresa Mills and husband, Robert Hilley.

She is survived by her sons, Robert Hilley and wife, Betty of Terrell, Val Hilley and wife, Jackie of Michigan and John Hilley of Red Oak; daughters, Jan Hull and husband, Harry of Lone Oak and Nina Hilley of College Station; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.