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Mr. James E. Hilyer, a resident of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2020 at the age of 85.

A private graveside service will be held Friday, July 3, 2020 at Mt. Hebron Church of Christ Cemetery in Eclectic, Alabama with Brother Steve Housley officiating, Jeffcoat Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Hilyer is survived by his wife of forty years, Mrs. Jan Brannan Hilyer; children, Sue Zapata (Rick), James A. Hilyer, Melisa Ann Williford (John) and Jerry L. Bryant, Jr.; grandchildren, Jessica Hilyer, William D. Wartman III, Cody L. Bryant and Joseph D. Bryant; brother, Billy A. Hilyer (Kay); sisters, Dale Hilyer, Alice A. Beam (Joe) and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lucien and Lois Hilyer and his brother, Don Hilyer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Eastern Meadows Church of Christ, 8460 Vaughn Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117.

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