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Wilma Jean (Carlile) Hoover

Wilma Jean (Carlile) Hoover was born June 27, 1936 in Independence, Missouri and departed this life, unexpectedly, on March 24, 2018 at her home in Pleasant Hill, Missouri

She was the daughter of Joshua Walter and Vernie Elizabeth (Killpack) Carlile.

Jean spent her younger years in Harrisonville, Missouri and graduated from Harrisonville High School in 1954.

On August 2, 1954, Jean was united in marriage with Harry Allan Hoover, Sr. in Harrisonville, Missouri and they made their home in Pleasant Hill, Missouri.

Before her retirement, Jean was a bookkeeper and accountant for several banks in the Kansas City area.

Jean was a High Priest with the Community of Christ Church. She was a member of the Pleasant Hill Ministerial Alliance and the Pleasant Hill Lay Clergy Council. Jean was the leader of Adult Group B and the Children’s Youth Leader of the Community of Christ Church of Pleasant Hill. She was also a former member of the Green Giant Women’s Basketball Team of Pleasant Hill.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Allan Hoover, Sr. on February 21, 2007; her parents, Joshua and Vernie Carlile; one son, Harry Allan Hoover, Jr.; one daughter, Connie Jo Hoover; one brother, Virgil Carlile, Sr. and two sisters, Violet Stowell and Mildred Talcott.

She is survived by one daughter, Twila (Hoover) Foley of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; two brothers, Donald Carlile, and Marion “Shorty” Carlile and wife Yvonne, all of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; two sisters, Dorothy Rosanbalm of Pleasant Hill, Missouri and her twin sister, June Tygart of Kansas City, Missouri; one daughter-in-law, Karen Hoover of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; 7 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, other relatives and many, many friends.

Funeral service for Wilma Jean (Carlile) Hoover will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Community of Christ Church, 1007 Timber Street, Pleasant Hill, Missouri, with Pastor Steven La Rue officiating. Casket Bearers will be Travis Hoover, Rick Hoover, Brent Hoover, Derek Foley, Christopher Foley, Joshua Foley and Stacie Hubler. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the Community of Christ Church, 1007 Timber Street, Pleasant Hill, Missouri. In Memory of Wilma Jean (Carlile) Hoover, the family suggests contributions to the Pleasant Hill Lay Clergy Council.

13 Messages

  • Patricia Struemph Posted March 28, 2018 10:11 am

    Jean was one of the most truly gentle and kind people I ever met..She will be greatly missed..

  • Patricia Struemph Posted March 28, 2018 10:16 am

    She will be greatly missed.

  • Dennis m vick Posted March 28, 2018 12:00 pm

    So sorry for your loss

  • Jean& Floyd Davis Posted March 28, 2018 3:37 pm

    Our prayers are with the family. Jean was very special to us & her ministry will live on by the way she loved & lived her life.

  • Nancy Faulkenberry Hurtt Posted March 29, 2018 12:17 am

    So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May you each find comfort in the Word of God and His abiding love. God bless y’all.

  • Dale Lawrence Posted March 29, 2018 7:21 am

    Sorry for your loss and may God be with you at this time.

  • Chantelle Patterson Posted March 29, 2018 10:32 am

    Am sorry for the loss and I will be Praying for the Family. And she will be missed dearly.

  • Marie Bagby Posted March 29, 2018 2:01 pm

    Jean was a very sweet friend. Enjoyed working with her on the Lay Clergy Council.

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