Jill Ann Hilburn (Shurtleff)
Jill Ann (Shurtleff) Hilburn
Jill Ann Shurtleff Hilburn passed away August 18, 2006 in Medford, Ore.
She was born May 31, 1956, the daughter of James Kendall and Peggy Perry. She graduated from Novato High School in Novato, Calif.
Jill married Doug Shurtleff in 1979. They were later divorced after 23 years of marriage. In 2004, she married Terry Hilburn, who preceded her in death.
Jill was an avid horsewoman her entire life. She competed at all levels, training, giving lessons and was a 4-H leader.
She was employed as a school bus driver by Laidlaw Transit for the Medford School District. Jill loved her kids and they, in turn, loved her.
Jill is survived by her son, Jon Shurtleff, grandson, Tucker (the light of her life), her companion, Stacy Holder, three sisters, several nieces and nephews and her "other mom," Floramae Elliott.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's Miracle Network (her favorite charity) or anything pertaining to children or animals.
No formal services are planned, but a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Jill, we love you and we shall miss you always. You have filled our lives with love and laughter. We have been so blessed to have you, but we have our memories and you will be with us in our hearts forever.