Lettie Geneva Hillard

May 5, 1939 - January 23, 2023

Lettie Geneva Hillard, 83, of Owensboro passed away January 23, 2023 at Signature of Hartford. She was born in Daviess County on May 5, 1939 to the late Eddie and Lettie Bell Mourning. Lettie attended Church of God. She enjoyed watching Golden Girls and Westerns and loved to cook. Lettie was kind, thoughtful and pleasant to be around, she never met a stranger.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Freddie McCellan Hillard; son Freddie Lee Hillard; granddaughter Bree Ann Brown; and numerous brothers and sisters.

Lettie is survived by her daughter Anna (Dale) Hill; daughter-in-law Alice Hillard; grandchildren Christopher (Christy) Hillard and Leann Leach; great grandchildren Matthew Brown, Candace Hillard, Kealeigh Leach and Landon Leach.

Services will be 10:00 am Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, January 27, 2023 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm and again on Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601

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