Patricia A. Hilliard

April 8, 1929July 6, 2018

Patricia A. Hilliard, 89, of Taylorville and formerly of Avon Park, Florida, passed away on Friday July 6, 2018 at Prairie Rose Health Care. She was born on April 8, 1929 in Snomac, Oklahoma to Jesse J. and Maude Eleanor Dimpel Phillips. Patricia married Jack L. Hilliard on December 4, 1948 in Cowden, Illinois and he preceded her in death on June 12, 2006. Mrs. Hilliard is survived by two daughters: Susan (Patrick) Kretzer of Taylorville and Polly Reaves of Avon Park, Florida, three grandchildren: Eric (Nicole) Kretzer of Seattle, Washington, Melissa (Travis) Hunt of Taylorville and Scott Reaves of Avon Park, Florida and brother-in-law Arnold (Shirley) Hilliard of Taylorville. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law Rich Reaves. Patricia supported her husband’s businesses in Illinois and in Florida and she enjoyed camping all over with the Airstream Club. She loved working in her flower garden and birdwatching. Services were entrusted to Bisch and Son Funeral Home where cremation rites were accorded. Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at


Patricia A. Hilliard

have a memory or condolence to add?

Evelyn Hildebrand

July 10, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family.
May God bless and give you strength during this difficult time.