Mary Evelyn Hinton, 94, of Hillsboro, IL, passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Lincolnwood Place Manor in Lincolnwood, IL. A visitation will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL. A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL. Reverend Jeff Hemken, Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Hillsboro, IL, will officiate. Burial will be held at Waveland Cemetery in Hillsboro, IL.
Ms. Hinton was born on October 29, 1926 in Rockford, IL to the late Elbert R. Green and Mildred (McClain) Green. She was a graduate of Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, IL, and received her R.N. degree from the Nurse Cadet Corps. Ms. Hinton married Harold Dale Hinton on October 25, 1947 at Waveland Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro, IL; and he preceded her in death.
Ms. Hinton is survived by her children, Roy (wife, Teri) Hinton of Evanston, IL; David (wife, Christine) Hinton of Raleigh, NC; Shirley (husband, Don) Patton of New Douglas, IL and her sisters, Geraldine Harms of Hillsboro, IL; Janette Furness of Hillsboro, IL; and Pat Pennington of Springfield, IL; as well as nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Ms. Hinton was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Dale Hinton; her parents, Elbert R. Green and Mildred (McClain) Green; and two sisters, Margaret Fenton and Doris Traylor.