Amy Wadene Hilliard, 1928-2015

Wadene Hilliard

Wadene Hilliard

Amy Wadene Foreman Hilliard, 86, of Little Rock, passed away May 12, 2015.

Born in Rosebud, Ark., to Wade Hampton Foreman and Octavia Clark Foreman on Aug. 6, 1928, she graduated from Quitman High School and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She retired from a career of teaching high school English, speech and business at Fayetteville, Cabot, Wonderview and Salem Public Schools. She was a member of Highland Valley United Methodist Church and was active as a partner in ministry with her husband, Allan, a United Methodist pastor.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, the Rev. Allan E. Hilliard; her brother, William James Foreman; and her sisters, Martha Lou Wood, Eunice Duncan and Bernie Robertson. She is survived by her daughter, Julia Frost of Clarksville and her husband, John; sons, Anthony Allan Hilliard and his wife, the Rev. Mary Hilliard, of Pine Bluff; Joe Hampton Hilliard and his wife, Nicki, of Little Rock; and the Rev. J. Wesley Hilliard and his wife, Allison, of Van Buren; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services were held Friday, May 15 at Highland Valley UMC. Memorials may be made to Highland Valley United Methodist Church, 15524 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock AR 72211; Heifer International, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock AR 72202; or to any church served by the Rev. and Mrs. Hilliard.