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Odis Herman Hillhouse

September 6, 1925 February 25, 2018
Odis Herman Hillhouse
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Obituary for Odis Herman Hillhouse

Odis Herman Hillhouse, age 92, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 5:40 a.m. on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center, after a short illness. He was born September 6, 1925, in Blackwell, Oklahoma, the son of George C. and Estella M. (Wheeler) Hillhouse.

Odis attended several different schools throughout his young life, as the family moved often. He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.

Odis and his twin brother, Odi, went to work at the Missouri State Sanatorium, now known as the Missouri Rehabilitation Center, in Mt. Vernon, in the bakery department. They made the bread, cakes, pies, doughnuts and many other things before retiring in 1987, after 42 years of service.

On March 28, 1978, he married Thelma Lucille Tubbs-Carroll, in Mt. Vernon. She preceded him in death on January 14, 2009.

He is survived by two step-daughters, Thelma (Ronnie) Brown and Wileen Pendleton, all of Mt. Vernon; two step grandsons, Randall (Beverly) Pendleton of Miller, Missouri and Jeremy Pendleton of Mt. Vernon; two step great-grandsons, Austin and Mason Pendleton, of Mt. Vernon; two step granddaughters, Kaylee and Randi Pendleton of Miller; one sister-in-law, Imogene Hillhouse of Aurora, Missouri; seven nieces; one nephew; great nieces and nephews; great-great nieces and nephews and several cousins and a host of friends.

His parents, George and Estella, wife, Lucille, step-daughter, Lydia Beavers, sister, Pauline Bartley, three brothers, Odie, Paul and Lewis Hillhouse and step son-in-law, Randy Pendleton preceded him in death.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Summit Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, in the funeral home chapel.

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Visitation

Wednesday

28

Feb

6:00 PM 2/28/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home

510 E. Cherry St.
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home
510 E. Cherry St. Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

1

Mar

2:00 PM 3/1/2018 2:00:00 PM
Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home

510 E. Cherry St.
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home
510 E. Cherry St. Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

Burial

Thursday

1

Mar

2:45 PM 3/1/2018 2:45:00 PM
Summit Cemetery

Summit Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.

Summit Cemetery
Summit Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.

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Summit Cemetery Final Resting Place

Summit Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.

Summit Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.
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