Andrew Hilleke

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Memorial services for Andrew Hilleke, 24, of Alexandria, who died Monday, April 9, 2007, at Methodist Hospital, in Houston, Texas, will be 3 p.m. today at Grace Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jack Sawyer officiating.

Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of John Kramer and Son.

Andrew graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in History from Belhaven College. He was employed by the Rapides Parish Library.

Survivors include his parents, Jim and Laura Hilleke of Alexandria; brothers, Thomas Hilleke and wife, Emily, of Monroe and David Hilleke of Alexandria; sisters, Sarah Richey and husband, Jarrod, of Ruston and Anne Hilleke of Alexandria; a niece, Laura Belle Hilleke; a nephew, Samson Hilleke; paternal grandmother, Eleanor O. Hilleke; and maternal grandparents, J. R. and Joanne Ayres.

Pallbearers will be Andrew Vincent, Benjamin Sulser, Loye Ayres, Daniel Moore, Thomas Hilleke, David Hilleke, Jarrod Richey and Charles Ayres.

The family has requested memorials be sent to: Andrew Hilleke Memorial Scholarship Fund at Belhaven College, P. O. Box 158, 1500 Peachtree Street, Jackson, MS 39202.

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