Haley Nicole Wilhour (29) of rural Altamont


Published on July 12 2018 10:29 am

Haley Nicole Wilhour, age 29, of rural Altamont, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 6:04 pm at Sharp Memorial Hospital, Chula Vista, California.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 14 at the Church of Christ in Beecher City with Pastor Dennis Warner officiating. Burial will take place in Mount Moriah Cemetery in rural Altamont. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday at the church. Memorials may be made in her name to Woo Hoo Sisterhood or Fear Nothing. Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City is assisting the family.

Haley was born July 6, 1988 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham to Bruce and Sandra (Stevens) Miller. Haley grew up in rural Beecher City, graduating from Beecher City High School in 2006. During her school career, Haley was very passionate about athletics, excelling and receiving many awards in numerous sports including basketball, softball, volleyball and tumbling. It was also during her high school years where she started dating the love of her life and future husband, Justin Wilhour. Haley married Justin on August 25, 2007 and together they were blessed with four beautiful children, Onna age 10, Graidon age 9, Paylin age 7 and Brantly age 4.

Haley had a great love for her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. What she wanted most out of life was to be a loving wife and mother, which she excelled at beyond measure. She was known for her wonderful cooking and baking skills among family and friends and loved attending her children’s sporting events. Haley served her church in many ways, including organizing meals for church gatherings, playing piano, coordinating children’s music specials and leading children to Christ at Vacation Bible School. Throughout her recent trials, she kept her faith in God and inspired many with her positive attitude and determination.

Surviving are husband, Justin Wilhour; children: Onna, Graidon, Paylin and Brantly of rural Altamont; parents, Bruce and Sandra Miller of Beecher City; brother, Austin (wife Katie) Miller of Beecher City; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mike and Judy Wilhour of rural Altamont.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Arthur and Vonita Stevens and Robert and Audrey Miller.

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