Jo Inez Hillyer
Jo Hillyer was entered to rest on Jan. 20, 2019 in Grants, N.M. Services wereheld for Jo Hillyer, 85, on Saturday Feb. 2, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at Rivera Family Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Santa Fe. There will be a small reception to follow.
She was born to James Russell House and Juanita Inez House on Sept. 26, 1933 in Pecos, and was married to Robert James Hillyer on July 4, 1952.
She retired from the Santa Fe School District and spent her retirement time with family and close friends until she became ill just a few years ago.
She is survived by her son: Shane; wife: Jennifer; grandsons: Tanner, Tyler and his wife Mariah, grandson Denton Mc-Daniel, wife Arlinda, granddaughter Shandel McDaniel and companion Rick Madrid, Kimberly Baca and husband Edward, Kelsey Martinez and companion Rudy Chavira; Her great-grandchildren Hunter Mobley, A. J. Madrid, Brittney Baca, Eddie Baca, Jaden Madrid, Drake Baca, Kamara Madrid, Ryan Chavira, and Journee Mc-Daniel.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Russell House and Juanita Inez House; by the love of her life, her husband Robert Hillyer on Jan. 16, 1982; her sister Jean Francis House on Sep. 19, 1995; and her beloved daughter Bobbie Jo McDaniel on Sep. 30, 2017.