Martha Charlotte Hiles

  •  Martha Charlotte Hiles
    Martha Charlotte Hiles

    Martha Charlotte Hiles, 93, of Beardstown died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, at Evergreen Place in Beardstown.
    She was born June 2, 1927, in Beardstown, the daughter of Morris and Eleanor McMurl Avery. She married Dwight “Bud” Hiles on Oct. 26, 1945, in Virginia, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 1993.
    She is survived by her daughter, Janet (husband Robert) Brown of Beardstown; two grandchildren, Mark Edward Brown and Robert Keith (wife Tammie) Brown, both of Beardstown; two great-grandchildren, Cassandra (husband Josh) Bartlow and Desiree (husband Dylan) Von Wald; one great-great-grandson, Nolan Bartlow; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her daughter Vicki Gee, and her sister Dorothy May Hiles.
    Mrs. Hiles graduated from Beardstown High School in the class of 1945. Throughout her life she had worked at Smith’s Ice Cream, Wells Lamont, Sears, and Kents IGA, all in Beardstown. She was a member of Community of Christ Church in Beardstown.
    Private family services were held. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorials have been suggested to the donor’s choice. Condolences may be left online at or on Facebook at Colwell Memorial Home.