Shirley Hilyard

Shirley Hilyard

Wednesday, April 28th, 1937 Sunday, December 29th, 2019

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Obituary for Shirley Faye Hilyard

Shirley Hilyard, a resident of Klamath Falls, Oregon passed away on Sunday, December 29th in Keizer, Oregon. She was born on April 28, 1937 in Eden, Idaho the daughter of Lauren and Nettie Roundy. She was the middle child of 12 and graduated in 1955 from Rupert High School located in Rupert Idaho. She moved to Klamath Falls in 1963 and worked at the local US Bank. After moving to Klamath Falls, Shirley met Glen Hilyard and they were married on February 27, 1965. Together they had four children. Shirley was a huge baseball and softball fan. One of the things she enjoyed most was watching her children and grandchildren compete at sporting events and providing her “famous” chocolate chip cookies to the kids and their families. She especially loved spending time with and spoiling her four grandchildren. Shirley was a very selfless woman and will always be remembered for her generosity, kindness toward others, her feisty spirit and quick wit.

She is survived by her children, Kelly (William) Wallace of Klamath Falls, Hal (Kim) Hilyard of Klamath Falls, Shana (David) Lavier of Dallas, OR, along with 4 grandchildren -Jesse Hilyard, Maddie Hilyard, Alex Lavier, & Royce Lavier. Sisters, Joann (Jerry) Hill of Klamath Falls, Peggy Ripley of Twin Falls ID and brother, Mike Roundy of Ketchum, ID. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Lee Hilyard and son, Shawn Lee Hilyard.

A family graveside service will be held at Mt. Laki Cemetery in Klamath Falls. Christmas was always Shirley’s favorite time of year. She looked forward to providing presents to the local Toys for Tots in Klamath Falls. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to Toys For Tots in care of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center 287 SW Washington St. Dallas, Oregon 97338 who is caring for the family. To share a memory or story go to

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Mark, Ang, Ky and Hay

Sending our love and prayers during this difficult time. Words cannot express our sympathies. We love you all so much. .
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Amy West & the West Family

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Janet and John Beck

Prayers for you all as you mourn and grieve the loss of a beloved parent/grandparent!🌻
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