Garland B. Hiles

Garland B. Hiles age 90 of Alma, Arkansas formerly of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Peachtree Hospice Inpatient in Fort Smith Arkansas. Garland was born June 1, 1927 in Missouri Valley, Iowa to John E. and Laura L. (Blust) Hiles. Garland graduated from Missouri Valley High School. She worked as a cashier for Copper Kettle for twenty years, and also worked at Blue Star Foods in Council Bluffs, Iowa for eighteen years. Garland enjoyed crossword puzzles, crocheting, reading, watching westerns, traveling with her sister and yard work.

Garland is preceded in death by her parents, eight sisters and three brothers.

Garland is survived by her sister: Rosalie Hart and husband John of Winston Salem, North Carolina, brother: Dwight Hiles of Missouri, many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Harrison County Humane Society.


In Loving Memory Of


Garland B. Hiles



June 1, 1927                                                                      Missouri Valley, Iowa


Entered Into Rest

January 1, 2018                                                          Fort Smith, Arkansas


Funeral Service

9:00 a.m. Friday, January 5, 2018

Hennessey Funeral Home

Missouri Valley, Iowa


Officiating                                  Pastor Connie McWilliams

Organist                                                        Sharon Shelton

Vocalist                                                     Brian Gunzenhauser



Musical Selections

“How Great Thou Art”                                        “In The Garden”

“What A Friend We Have In Jesus”


Taped Selections

“Purple People Eater”


Honorary Bearers

Dick Isom                                                            Don Thacker

Sonny Thacker                                                       Willis Hiles


Casket Bearers

Kenny Hatcher                                                   Dwight Hiles Jr.

Brian Gunzenhauser                                                Steve Hiles

Douglas Hiles                                                       Audie Thacker


Final Resting Place

Oak Grove Cemetery – Missouri Valley, Iowa



  • Ronnie and Jean Burbridge Posted January 2, 2018 5:05 pm

    Thinking of you and you and your family are in our prayers.

  • Christina Sawhill and Charlie and Connie Waite Posted January 8, 2018 11:59 am

    Thinking of you during this hard time.

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