Wilma J. “Billie” Hinman

March 27, 1940 - June 26, 2020
Wilma Hinman

Wilma J. “Billie” Hinman, 80, of McCune, died at 7:51 p.m., Friday, June 26, 2020 at her home.

She was born on March 27, 1940 in Parsons to Nicholas and Frances (Glendenning) Jones. She grew up in Parsons and attended Springhill Country School and graduated from Labette County Community High School in 1957. She attended Labette Community College.

On May 3, 1958, she and Ernest R. “Bud” Hinman were married in Miami, Oklahoma. They lived in Parsons. Bud preceded her in death on November 6, 2006.

After the children were raised, she worked for Ambassador and Hallmark Cards in Parsons. Billie returned to complete her education at LCC, earning an Associate of Arts degree.

She was an avid reader and served on the McCune Library Board. She enjoyed writing, painting, and gardening.

Survivors include:

Two Sons – Mike Hinman and his wife Cathy McPherson, Kansas

Greg Hinman Erie, Kansas

Three Daughters – Sandy Hinman Parsons, Kansas

Shari Horton and her husband, Sandy Pittsburg, Kansas

Tracy Walker and her husband Clay Oswego, Kansas

Eight grandchildren, Sixteen Great-grandchildren

Two Brothers – Louis Jones Pittsburg, Kansas

Dale Jones Paola, Kansas

Three Sisters – Mary Jo Spurgeon Ft. Scott, Kansas

Lois Anderson Girard, Kansas

Janet Post Olathe, Kansas

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister Rose Briner.

Friends may sign the register at the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. These may be left at or mailed to the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home. P.O. Box 374, Parsons, Kansas 67357. Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com

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