Barbara Hillenburg


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Day & Carter Mortuary
1133 Lincoln Ave.
Bedford, Indiana, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Day & Carter Mortuary
1133 Lincoln Ave.
Bedford, Indiana, United States


New Union Christian Church
Fayetteville Road
Bedford, Indiana, United States

Obituary of Barbara Hillenburg

Barbara Hillenburg, 87, of Bedford died Friday, November 25, 2022, at her residence. Born April 28, 1935, in Martin County, she was the daughter of Beryl J. and Frances Elizabeth (Owens) Pruett. She married Charles Hillenburg on May 3, 1953. Barbara’s first job was working for Walls and Walls Insurance in Bedford, she then went to work at the Fayetteville school where she worked many years as a teacher’s aide, she later retired from the Dollar General Store on the Bedford Square where she was the manager. She attended the Fayetteville Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Charlie of Bedford; a daughter Debbie Emmons and her husband Stephen Lopp of Bedford; two grandchildren, Amanda Wright, and her husband Chad of Bedford, Michael Emmons, and his wife Lorie of Bedford; five great grandchildren: Kody Emmons and Ashlyn Bender, Ellie Emmons and her fiancé Allen Huffman, Levi Wright and his wife Sadie, Larissa Wright and Bradley Crane, and Logan Wright and his fiancé Laney Hayes; a great great grandson, Grayson Laine Wright; a sister, Mary Lou Thompson, and her husband Harold of Bedford. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Steven E. Hillenburg, three brothers, Robert D. Pruett, and James G. Pruett, Glen D. Pruett, and one sister, Marilyn Jean Conrad. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 1st in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Kenny Walden officiating. Burial will follow in the New Union Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00pm until 8:00pm on Wednesday, November 30th and from 9:00 am until the hour of service on Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
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