Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.
We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 979-822-1571 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.
Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.
Community Relations and Outreach/ Funeral Director
Andrew was born in Corrigon, Texas where his grandfather ran
the only funeral home for more than 50 years. He attended Blinn College and also graduated from TEEX Fire School. Once completing his EMT clinicals, Andrews hopes to work for a local Fire Department.
Frances is a lifelong resident of Bryan. She attended
Stephen F. Austin High School, and graduated from Sam Houston State University
with a B.A. in teaching and a Master’s Degree in Education. She is a retired
teacher and now tutors privately. Her passion is dog rescue; she has been
rescuing Great Pyrenees dogs for 30 years. Her favorite quote is “Saving one
animal won’t change the world, but it will change the world for one animal.”
Jason started at Hillier in
March of 2014. He was born right here in Bryan, and has lived here all his
life. Since graduating from Bryan High in 2012, Jason has gone on to get his
EMT-Basic certification and served many years as a paramedic with Robertson County. Jason now proudly works for the College Station Fire Department.
Kellie is a College Station
native. Her hobbies are shopping, cooking, and doing art/crafts projects
as well as country-western dancing. She is proud to say that she is a
Texas Longhorn Fan! Hook’em Horns!!!
Jeanette was born and raised in Bryan, TX. She graduated
from Sam Houston State University and is employed full time for the Texas
Department of Family and Protective Services in the Adoption program. She also
volunteers with Traditions Hospice and has been providing patient companionship
for over a year to a very sweet lady. She has two children, one of which is
actively serving in the United States Navy.
Jeanette enjoys traveling, exercising and spending time with family.
Ryan was born on March 28, 1999 in Houston, Tx. He was
raised by his father Dr. David Ficklen and mother Teri Ficklen in Huntsville,
Tx. While in Huntsville, Ryan graduated from Alpha Omega Academy in the fall of
2017. In the same year Ryan received his license as an EMT from Blinn College
in Bryan, where he is currently enrolled as a Nursing student. Ryan plans to
one day become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. According to Ryan,
being a part of the Hillier team allows him to fulfill his calling to help
people in their times of need.
Galeas is a native of Bryan, Texas. He attended Bryan independent school
district schools graduating from Mary Catherine Harris in 2016. He currently
attends Blinn College. Freddie has a desire to help others and being a part on
the Hillier Funeral Home family helps him to serve others.
Melissa Wood is hard-working woman of God with a huge heart
for children. Melissa lives in college station and also attends blinn college. She believes that kindness and compassion are
the most important characters of people and wishes to share this with everyone,
especially the children she watches for Hillier funeral home. Melissa loves
helping families with childcare during a very difficult time and hopes to
continue helping families in the future.
Born in 1967 in Houston, Michael grew up on a cattle farm in
Pattison, Texas. He was very active in both 4H and FFA and caught a calf
in the Houston Livestock Show and the Rodeo's Calf Scramble in 1980. Mike
was also 4H champion livestock judge and played varsity football and baseball
in high school. He was later stationed in Korea and Honduras while
serving as a soldier in the United States Army. He is a former deputy for
Brazos and Harris counties and has been married to his wife, Gina, for 27 years.
They have one daughter, Claire and one son, Travis.
Mike is a member of College Station Baptist Church, an avid
music fan, drummer and bass guitar player of 35 years. He loves to cook
for family and friends and also hunting, fishing and exploring caves in the
Texas Hill Country. Mike also enjoys attending concerts and football
games be they high school, college or professional and taking care of families’
needs through their grief journey.
Ernest Upchurch has served with the City of Bryan Fire
Department for 20 years and currently serves as Chaplain. He attended Lansing
Christian College and received Ordination in June 2000 through the Assemblies
of the Lord Jesus Christ. He then received his Doctorate of Divinity in May of
2014 and is the Senior Pastor at Faith Apostolic Temple. He married his high
school sweetheart, Anna. They have been married
for 42 years. Ernest’s servant’s nature and open arms attitude makes him
a perfect fit with the Hillier Team.
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