Hilburn Oliver Borland

Born: Wed., Sep. 8, 1920
Died: Fri., Feb. 10, 2012

Family to do services at later date

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Funeral services will be held at a later date for Hilburn Oliver Borland, age 91 of Choteau, MT and formerly of Hot Springs, AR who died Friday, February 10, 2012 at the Teton Medical Center Extended Care Unit from natural causes.  Cremation has taken place under the direction of Gorder Jensen Funeral Home.

Hilburn was born Sept. 8, 1920 in Moscow, AR, the son of Cullen Oliver and Mary Europa (Uland) Borland.   He was  married Jan. 17, 1945 in Marion, South Carolina to Sally Lucille Rogers.  

Hilburn was a B-17 mechanic in the South Pacific during WWII and a veteran of the US Army Air Corps and the US Air Force.  He moved to Choteau 2 years ago from Hot Springs, AR but spent most of his life in Pickens, AR where he was a farm mechanic foreman.  Hilburn was a member of the Methodist Church in Dumas, AR.   He enjoyed gardening and yard work, fishing, going for walks and dancing with his Lucy.  His life was mainly family and farm.

Hilburn is survived by a son: Danny (wife, Dr. Judy) Borland of Fairfield, MT; a sister, Glenda Fowler of Livingston, MT; grandchildren: Elizabeth Billingsly of Conway, AR and Bryan Borland of Alexander, AR;  two great grandchildren: Michael and Emily, both of Conway and 11 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jimmy Ray Borland; a brother, Marshall Borland; two sisters, Clementine Herron and Pauline Gannaway and a grandson, Glen Borland.

Memorials are suggested to the Teton Medical Center; Choteau, MT.

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Bill Brickey
   Posted Mon February 13, 2012
Dear Danny & Judy, So sorry to hear of Curly''s passing we will miss him.

Cissy & Wes
   Posted Wed February 15, 2012
So sorry to lose my favorite uncle but I know he is at peace now and loving visiting with my mother. She did love herself that little brother. Look forward to your visit to Arkansas.

Much love,

Mary Eleanor Henderson
   Posted Fri February 17, 2012
Uncle Hil is getting lots of hugs.

We miss him but cherish many wonderful memories, espically sitting around the dining room table and sharing some great meals.

Love you and God Bless!!

MaryGorrdon (Gannaway) Jensen
   Posted Sat February 18, 2012
My heartfelt sympathy to all who knew and loved this precious man....Unca Hil. He was loved and admired by all who knew him. I hope to see everybody in Pickens.

Arthur & Cecil Thompson
   Posted Sat February 18, 2012
Please accept our sincere sympathy.

Doreen (Walker) Herren
   Posted Tue February 28, 2012
I will cherish memories of Uncle Hil and Aunt Lucille, most involved fun and laughter. We all had the utmost respect and love for Uncle Hil - he gave his all for his family and served his country well.

Roger Lunsford
   Posted Fri April 20, 2012
In memory of Mr. Hilburn Borland, a war hero, and a longtime loyal partner for R. A. Pickens & Son Company. His wise disposition and tenacious work ethic will be missed by this patriot, husband, father and grandfather. Condolences to all the Borland family.

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