Alice Frances Hileman

Alice Frances Hileman, 86, of Jefferson City, and formerly of Ray County, died Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Shirkey Nursing Home in Richmond.

Frances was born Nov. 13, 1926 in Ray County, to Jesse Anderson and Ottie Virginia (Minnick) Dooley. She married Robert M. Hileman of Ray County,  Sept. 6, 1946; he survives of the home.

Frances graduated from Central High School in Hardin. She was a homemaker and also was a bookkeeper for Milo Walz furniture store in Jefferson City, before retiring in 1985. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Women Circle Five, the ladies auxiliary, the X Club and several bridge clubs in Jefferson City. She had lived in Excelsior Springs,  before moving to Jefferson City in 1969.

Additional survivors include one son, Robert M. Hileman, II of Kansas City, Mo.; one brother, J.C. Dooley and his wife, Freda of Richmond; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph Dooley and Ronald Dooley; and one sister, Mae Carter.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 1,  at 11 a.m. at the Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Visitation will be Thursday, August 1, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Burial will be in Wakenda Cemetery, north of Hardin.  Online condolences may be left  at

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