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Charles 'Charlie'Gilman, Husband of Judith Fassett
Richmond, New Hampshire - Age 72

Charles A. Gilman, 72, of Mill Road, Richmond, died July 14, 2007, at Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene following a period of failing health.
He was born in Pittsfield Nov. 30, 1934, son of Harold and Louise (Emerson) Gilman.
He grew up in Pittsfield graduating in 1952 from Pittsfield High School.
Mr. Gilman earned his bachelor's degree in education from Keene State College.  He was a teacher at Cutler Elementary School in Swanzey, then for 20 years taught junior high science at Thayer High School in Winchester.  His students remained a very important part of his life even following their graduation, and they would continue to comtact him often.
Folowing his teaching career, Mr. Gilman owned and operated the Mount Pisgah Diner in Winchester for several years.  Residents of Winchester that Mr. Gilman came to know held a special place in his heart.  He was a former selectman for the townof RIchmond.
He was a very creative person, writing several stories including his first book, "Christmas Sunday", which is currently in the process of being published.  He was also a talented illustrator.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Judith (Fassett) Gilman of Richmond, a brother, Leonard Gilman and his wife, Norma, of Pittsfield; two sisters, Barbara Gilman of Alton and Dorothy Polichronopolous and her husband, Arthur, of Manchester; his mother-in-law, Eleanor Fassett of Richmond; a brother-in-law, Paul and his wife, Judy Fassett of Swanzey Center; four godchildren, Brooke Field, Colby Young, Raine Clark and John Swierk; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services and burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Winchester, will be private.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm at Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court St., Keene.  Friends are invited.
The family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in Mr. Gilman's memory to Richmond Rescue Squad, in care of Buzz Shaw, treasurer, 29 Old Homestead Highway, Richmond 03431.

Judith Fassett-Gilman
Wife of Charles Gilman
Daughter of Lester H. Fassett & Eleanor W. Day
Sister of Paul L. Fassett

Judith Fassett-Gilman
Richmond, New Hampshire

Judith Fassett Gilman
November 16, 2007
Died this week at her home in Richmond, New Hampshire After Losing Her Battle With A Long-Term Illness
Aunt Judy
You will be greatly missed!

Joann Hilton-Mohney-White
Died December 28, 2007

Aunt Joann died December 28, 2007.  Her funeral and burial were held on January 3, 2008.  Aunt JoAnn was laid to rest in Spokane, Missouri.  She was the daughter of
James Ross Hilton & Minerva Edith Thornton.
She is survived by her daughter Vicki Lynn White, of Missouri. 
Her son, John Steven Mohney, born December 17, 1955, died in Dec. of 2003, Welling, Ok.

Neil William Urquhart


URQUHART, Neil William
URQUHART, Neil William - 62, West Bay, Richmond Co., died suddenly Saturday, January 12, 2008, in West Bay. Born in Sydney, he was a son of Catherine (Gillis) Urquhart, West Bay, and the late Donald Urquhart. Neil was a retired superintendent of the TMP Plant, Stora Forest Industries, Point Tupper. He was a member of West Bay United Church, owned and operated the Bras d’Or Lake Mink Ranch, and was a member of the Nova Scotia Mink Breeders Association. Neil enjoyed gardening, boating, four-wheeling, hunting and fishing. He is survived by companion, Gail Johnson; daughters, Lena LeBlanc, Halifax; Heather (Lennan) Hart, Port Hawkesbury; son, Les (Laurie), West Bay; sister, Lorraine (John) Walker, Marion Bridge; brothers, David, Hamilton, Ont.; Glen (Anna), New Glasgow; grandchildren, Lydia, Rowan, Kale, Callie, Keira, Madison, and Brett; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. this evening and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mark’s United Church, Port Hawkesbury, with Rev. David MacLean officiating. Reception to follow in West Bay Community Hall. Burial in West Bay Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to West Bay Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.haverstocks.com
(c) 2007 [The Halifax Herald Limited
Uncle Harry Bolles of Keene, New Hampshire, passed away recently.  More info to follow later.  Our condolences to Auntie Fe, John and Walter and the rest of the family and friends.
Harry & Fe celebrated their 66th Wedding Anniversary this past Friday.
June 23, 2008

Jessie Mackinnon MacLean
Orangedale, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Obituary Jessie MacLean
MacLean, Jessie Margaret – 73, Orangedale, Inverness Co., died Saturday, January 2, 2010 in Victoria County Memorial Hospital, Baddeck. Born in Valley Mills, Inverness Co., she was a daughter of the late Alex and Margaret (Smith) MacKinnon.

Jessie was a retired school teacher, with 35 years service. She was member of Orangedale Presbyterian Church, Orangedale U.C.W., Orangedale Historical Society, Central Treasurer for Orangedale, River Denys and Malagawatch Pastoral Charge, Orangedale Station Association, she served on the executive of the Malagawatch Cemetery Association, and was active with the Retired Teachers Association, she was a Lifetime member of Ladies Auxiliary Valley Mills Volunteer Fire Department.

Jessie is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Neil, son, Tracy, Orangedale; brothers, Frank (Clara) MacKinnon, Baker, Louisiana; niece, Donna and nephew, Donnie; Colin (Patsy) MacKinnon, North Sydney; nephews, Cal and Gary, and nieces, Shelley and Tanya; and numerous cousins. She was predeceased by her nephew, Danny.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2-9 p.m. in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Whycocomagh. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in Orangedale Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Lloyd Murdock officiating. Burial in Malagawatch Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Jessie may be made to Malagawatch Cemetery Fund. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com

Grandma Gillis Obituary 1959

Dan Thornton


1884 - 5 Mar 1960   CHRISTIAN COUNTY REPUBLICAN 10 Mar 1960 p6. Contributed by Mabel Phillips.

Funeral services for Dan Thornton, 75, who died March 5 at his farm home, five miles north of Marionville, were held March 8 at 2 p.m. in the Harris Funeral Chapel at Nixa with Rev. E. T. Sechler officiating. Burial was in Maple Park Cemetery at Aurora, Mo. He had resided there since May 1956 when he moved from Ozark where he had lived six years. He was a native of Taney County. Survivors include three step-daughters, Mrs. Chloe Glover of the home; Mrs. Clysta Haskett of Ft. Sheridan, Ill, and Miss Eva Meadows of Kansas City, Mo.; six step grandchildren and five step great grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Estep of Springfield, Mrs. Edith Hurd of Laconia, N. H., and Mrs. Anna Lee Burns of Ozark Beach, Mo.; four brothers, James Thornton of Cherryvale, Kan., Clarence Thornton and Mack Thornton of Ft. Scott, Kan. and N. O. Thornton of Riverdale, Calif.


Hilton, Ben H.


12 Feb 1888 - Aug 1977 OZARK HEADLINER 18 Aug 1977 p10. [Note: Son of William J. & Hannah Elizabeth “Polly” (Bilyeu) Hilton; married Oct 1909 Louise Stultz 1878 - 22 Mar 1966] Contributed by Mabel Phillips.

            SPOKANE - Services for Ben H. Hilton, 89, a resident of Spokane most of his life, were at 2 p.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church with burial in Spokane Cemetery under direction of Harris of Ozark. Mr. Hilton died at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday in Park Central Hospital, Springfield, after several months illness. He was a mail carrier for 18 years in Christian and Stone counties. Survivors include two step-grandchildren, Carlos Capp who had lived with Mr. Hilton for a number of years and another step-grandson; two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Kerr, Live Oak, Calif., Mrs. Cora Hammonds, Everett, Wash. and two brothers, Ellis of Denair, Calif. and Joe Hilton of Batesville, Tex.


Hilton, John F.


19 Oct 1877 - 1 Sep 1941 CCR 4 Sep 1941 p1

[Note: Son of William & Elizabeth (McGinnis) Hilton; married 23 Nov 1903 CCM Della B. McGinnis 19 Sep 1882 - Dec 1978]

               John F. Hilton, 63, years old, died Monday at his home in the Prospect community. He was the son of William and Elizabeth Hilton. Survivors include his wife; five children, Ward, Elmer, Omer, Loyal, and Marie; one sister, Mrs. Emma Tindle; four half-sisters; and four grandchildren. Funeral services were Wednesday afternoon in the Prospect Church, and were conducted by the Rev. Floyd Hanks. Burial was in the Prospect cemetery under the direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home. NOTE: Burial is actually in McCoy cemetery.

Hilton, Maude (Lewis)


1889 - 27 Feb 1941 CCR 6 Mar 1941 p8

[Note: married 1 Jan 1910 William Newton “Newt” Hilton 3 Aug 1886 - 16 Jun 1963; no record in Chaffin Funeral Home records]

               Mrs. Maude Hilton, 51, wife of Newt Hilton, died Thursday, February 27, 1941, at her home on Pine Ridge. Besides her husband, survivors are four daughters and four sons, and many other relatives and friends. Mrs. Hilton was converted and united to the General Baptist Church six years ago, at Enterprise. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 1 at 2:00 pm in the Meadows church by Rev. Floyd Hanks with burial in the Meadows cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark.




Bilyeu, Anna Lee


22 Aug 1936 - 5 Aug 1937 CCR 12 Aug 1937 p1

[Note D/o Earl G. & Grace (Cobb) Bilyeu]

            Anna Lee Bilyeu, daughter of Earl G. and Grace Bilyeu, was born Aug. 22, 1936, and departed this life Aug. 5, 1937, aged 11 months and 17 days. She leaves to mourn her departure, her parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ike Bilyeu and Mr. and Mrs. T.N. Bilyeu and a host of uncles, aunts and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. C.E. Jones of Kirbyville at the Meadows cemetery.


Bilyeu, John F.


9 Sep 1873 - 7 Aug 1949 CHRISTIAN COUNTY REPUBLICAN 11 Aug 1949

[Note: Son of Martin Fisher & Margaret Ellen (Hilton) Bilyeu; married  14 Oct 1896 CCM Alma E. Reece; married 16 May 1909 CCM Lena Tibbet] Contributed by Mabel & Randal Phillips.

               John F. Bilyeu, son of Martin and Ellen Bilyeu, was born Sept. 9, 1873, and died Aug. 7, 1949, at the age of 75 years, 10 months and 8 days. He is survived by his wife, Lena, one son, Homer, of Crane, Mo., and three brothers, Harlen of Ozark, Ben of Springfield, and Sam of Chadwick; one sister, Elma Cornog of Forsyth. Funeral services were held Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Spokane church, conducted by Rev. Wilson, with burial in Spokane cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home.

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