Koell Hilburn was born on August 22, 1918 in Mead, Oklahoma to Archie and Inez Mullins Shelton and passed away on August 9, 2012 in Durant, Oklahoma at the age of 93.
Koell married Arthur Allen Hilburn and they raised their family in California. They returned to Bryan County in 1974. Koell worked as a men’s hairstylist and she enjoyed sewing and gardening. She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Durant.
Koell was preceded in death by her parents; son Allen Vance Hilburn; 4 sisters and one brother.
Koell is survived by her sons Lynn Hilburn of Bennington, Oklahoma and Tim Hilburn and wife Pearl of Menifee, California; 4 grandchildren and 7 geat grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel. Pastor Craig Scavo will officiate. Interment will follow in Mead Cemetery with Lynn Hilburn, Tim Hilburn, Chad Hilburn and Todd Hilburn serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Friday evening from 6-8 PM. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownsfuneralservice.com.
Services are under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, Durant.