Billie Ann Tillman Hurd 1924 - 2007 Olathe
Olathe - Inurnment services for Billie Ann Tillman Hurd, 83, Olathe, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Olathe.Mrs. Hurd died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007, at the Olathe Good Samaritan Center.She was born May 6, 1924, in Galena. She grew up in Joplin, Mo., and was valedictorian of her class at Joplin High School.Mrs. Hurd was a homemaker and worked for several years as a bookkeeper at Indian Hills Country Club. She was a member of Village Presbyterian Church and continued to worship at the chapel at Olathe Good Samaritan Center. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, Jayhawk basketball and spending time with her family.She married Charles Arthur Hurd on July 27, 1950. They shared 49 years of marriage. He preceded her in death.She was also preceded in death by her mother, Ruby Isabel Boston; her father, Richard R. Tillman; and a sister, Jean Robinson and her husband, Fred.Survivors include two sons, Mike Hurd and wife Terri, Kansas City, Mo., and Greg Hurd and wife Genna, Lawrence; a daughter, Cindy Buckner and husband Ed, Lenexa; and nine grandchildren, Matt and Megan Hurd, John, Alex and Ellie Ott, and Zachry, Jenny, Clayton and Becky Buckner.The family suggests memorials to the Olathe Good Samaritan Center, sent in care of Newcomer's Sons Johnson County Funeral Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park 66210.