Leora Mae Bass Hileman, 77, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 following complications from surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. She was born July 31, 1934, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Lucille McFadden and Alden Bass. She grew up in Cadiz.

She was also predeceased by her dear stepfather, J. Edward Hanna.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at the Litchfield-Pawleys Island Chapel of Goldfinch Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. with the service at 2 p.m., Reverend Frank Holsclaw officiating, followed by internment in Cadiz Union Cemetery to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cadiz Alumni Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 122, Cadiz, OH  43907.

An online guestbook is available at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com. A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.