R. Frank Hileman

R. Frank Hileman

R. Frank Hileman, 81, of Anna, died at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Mr. Hileman was born on March 26, 1937, in Reynoldsville, the son of William Carl and Hazel Ellen Mainer Hileman.

He was lifelong auto body repair specialist. After retirement he mowed at the state forest for Randy Tucker and was also a long distance driver for Crain Funeral Home.

He is survived by his brother, Danny (Debbie) Hileman; a sister, Shirley West; a sister-in-law, Berniece Hileman; nieces and nephews Kevin Hileman, Brenda Smith, Lisa Jianakoplos, Brian West, Teresa Crane and Heather McDaniel; many great-nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Earlene (Bob) Welch; a brother, Almos Hileman; a brother-in-law, Bob West; a half-brother, Robert Hileman; a nephew, Dean Weberling; and a niece, Lana Sheils.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro.  

A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Melanie West Jianakoplos Slane officiating. Inurnment will be at Jonesboro Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials can be made to the United Methodist Church of Anna.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.crainsonline.com.

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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