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Marteil Hillman Breland
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1927
Death: Sep. 17, 2015

Mrs. Marteil Breland, 88, of Leakesville, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2015. She was a lifetime member of Sweetwater Missionary Baptist Church, where she was the church pianist for many years. She was a retired secretary with the Greene County Superintendent of Education. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. She was very much loved and will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert Lee Breland; her daughter, Rebecca Hodges; son-in-law, Marshall Eubanks; parents, Sam and Stella Hillman; brothers, Horton, Tete, Todd, Tud, Jack, and Tennie Hillman.
She is survived by her sons, Wayne (Mary) Breland, Rayburn (Carrie) Breland, Jack (Stella) Breland; daughters, Garnet Eubanks and Lyndal (James) Ham; brother, French (Betty) Hillman; sister, Pal (Roy) Hicks; 21 granchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
A wake will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 6-9 pm at Freeman Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 3 pm with visitation beginning at 1pm at Sweetwater Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Sweetwater Cemetery with Bro. Dennis Cochran, Dr. Billy Dowdy, and Bro. Charlie McNeil officiating. Online condolences may be given at 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel J Hillman (1891 - 1980)
  Stella Rae Daughdrill Hillman (1893 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Lee Breland (1927 - 2002)*
 
 Children:
  Rebecca Ann Breland Hodges (1952 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thurman Horton Hillman (1920 - 1990)*
  Pamela P. Hillman Hicks (1923 - 2017)*
  James Marlyn Hillman (1925 - 1973)*
  Marteil Hillman Breland (1927 - 2015)
  Rayburn Hillman (1933 - 1991)*
  Jackie Daughdrill Hillman (1934 - 1990)*
  Billie Graham Hillman (1937 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sweetwater Cemetery
Leakesville
Greene County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Gene Phillips
Record added: Mar 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87293921
 

 
 
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