Hillier Funeral Home and cremation in Bryan and College Station TX

You served. We served. 


From standing in the trenches to standing watch, we have been there too. We understand veterans because we are veterans. We would be honored to sit and talk with you about military services and available benefits.

I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic…

I held up my right hand and recited those words at the age of 19. I served 6 years on active duty as a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy. I understand what it means to serve. I understand the sacrifice, the camaraderie, and the humble honor. It is now my honor to continue to serve my comrades when they and their families need it most.

Amanda Valenzuela Gittelman, Managing Partner

veteran funeral service

I too held up my right hand and recited those words. I left home and joined the U.S. Army when I was 18 years old. I served overseas in Korea and Honduras. After my military service, I continued to stand on the front lines and protect my fellow Americans, this time as an officer for Harris County Precinct 5. Service is in my heart. It is what I do.

Mike Quast, Funeral Support

veteran burial benefits

Other Benefits Include:

A United States flag is provided at no cost to drape over the casket or to accompany the urn; it is provided to the next-of-kin following the service.

  • Headstones, markers, or medallions can be obtained at no cost from the Department of Veterans Affairs. 
  • Families may receive the Presidential Memorial Certificate, which is signed by the current president.
  • Military funerals can take place in private cemeteries or in veteran cemeteries.
  • Eligibility for Military Funerals.

The Funeral Honors Ceremony

The basic Military Funeral Honors (MFH) ceremony consists of the folding and presentation of the United States flag to the veterans' family and the playing of Taps. The ceremony is performed by a funeral honors detail consisting of at least two members of the Armed Forces.

The Funeral Honors rendered to you or your veteran will be determined by the status of the veteran.  The type of Funeral Honors may be Full Military Honors, 7 Person Detail or a Standard Honors Team Detail.

At least one of the funeral honors detail will be from the Armed Force in which the deceased veteran served.  Taps may be played by a bugler or, if a bugler is not available, by using a quality recorded version. Military Funeral Honor Teams may act as Pall Bearers if requested by the veteran/family.

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Contact Us

Hillier of Bryan
2301 East 29th Street
| Bryan, TX 77802
Tel: 979-822-1571
Hillier of College Station
4080 State Hwy 6
| College Station, TX 77845
Tel: 979-985-2060

You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week. 

You may also visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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