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Carole B. Hill

May 2, 1937 ~ October 16, 2019 (age 82)


Carole B. Hill, 82, of Peoria passed away at 7:34 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at Heartland Healthcare Center in Henry.

She was born on May 2, 1937, in Henry, Illinois, the daughter of Ralph and Trella Odell Brown.  She married the love of her life, Earl F. Hill on June 30, 1956, at the Methodist Church in Henry. Earl passed away on March 22, 2019, in Henry. Her parents, one daughter Julie Rae Hill and one brother Wayne R Brown Sr.  also preceded her in death. 

Surviving are one son Mike and wife Pam of Hopewell, IL; grandchildren Adrienne Hill of Collinsville, OK, Gabe Robbins and wife Haley of Wichita, KS, great grandchildren Freyja Gilbert of Collinsville, OK, Randy Robbins and Taylor Lemons of Wichita, KS. Also surviving are one sister Doris Williams of Henry and many nieces and nephews 

Carole worked as the marketing and communication director at United Way of Peoria for 10 years, the YWCA and PARC which is now EPIC.  She was a member of the National Society of Fundraisers and University United Methodist Church in Peoria and sang in the choir.  Carole taught Tole painting classes in the Peoria area for many years as a representative of the famous Prisilla Hauser.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service is scheduled for both she and her husband Earl, for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019, at University United Methodist Church, 2818 N. University St in Peoria.  There will be no visitation.  Memorials can be made to the University United Methodist Church in Peoria or E.P.I.C. (formally P.A.R.C.). To share a memory or send a condolence for his family, visit


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Memorial Service
November 9, 2019

11:00 AM

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