Hilry J. Nabours
Hilry J. Nabours
  • November 9, 1923 - November 22, 2017
  • Abilene, Texas

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Hilry Nabours, 94, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in Abilene. Funeral services will be 10:00a.m., Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith, 5701 Hwy 277 South with Guy Irvin and Jud Powell officiating. Burial will follow Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday evening from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. at the funeral home.
Hilry was born on November 9, 1923 in Cameron, TX to Jerry and Annie Green Nabours. He was a veteran of U.S. Army and Air Force and a survivor of WWII. Hilry married Betty Jean Pechacek in 1963 and she passed away in 2009 after 46 years of marriage. Hilry was skilled at woodworking and was a machinist at Herman's Tool & Machine for over 20 years. He was a Mason and member of the Masonic Lodge for 50 plus years as well as a member of First Methodist Church for 60 years. Hilry was a large contributor to the Methodist Children's Home in Waco.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and his wife, Betty Jean. Survivors include his brother-in-law, Joe Pechacek and wife, Eva of Clyde; nephews, Eric and wife, Martha of Abilene, and Emmet Smith and family of Houston; a niece, Pat Howell and husband, Jim of Boyd, TX; a great-niece, Caitlin Pechacek of College Station; and many close friends.