Carol Hillman

77, of Bartonville

Carol Marie Hillman, 77, of Bartonville, passed away at 12:09 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center in Peoria.

She was born March 8, 1935, in Petersburg to Edward Pryor and Helen Grace Spaits Schappaugh. She married Curtis Eugene Hillman on Aug. 2, 1953, in Pekin.

Surviving are her husband, Curtis Hillman of Bartonville; one daughter, Dr. Brenda Hillman of Des Moines, Iowa; one son, Douglas (Lynette) Hillman of Bartonville; two grandchildren, Drew Hillman and Brooke Hillman, both of Bartonville; one brother, Roger (Betty) Schappaugh of Palmyra, Mo.; and one sister, Lois (Paul) Ritthaler of Pekin.

She was preceded in death by her parents and seven brothers and sisters, Earl Schappaugh, Erlene Romans, Faye Heilman, Loren Schappaugh, Dorothy Claton, Evelyn Lhamon and Gloria Colson.

Carol was the bookkeeper for many years at Woolsey Funeral Homes, Jones Brothers Jewelers and Tri-County RV.

She was a member of Grace Church in Morton.

She was a strong, faithful Christian woman who loved God and her family more than anything else. She enjoyed spending quality time with her family and friends.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Grace Church in Morton. Pastor Glyn Knight and Pastor Doug Habegger will officiate.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin, and also from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Burial will be in Groveland Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Church Missions, 1325 E. Jefferson St., P.O. Box 444, Morton, IL 61550 or to The Christian Center, 4100 N. Brandywine Drive, Peoria, IL 61614.

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