Pamela Hillard

April 20, 1947 ~ January 7, 2021 (age 73)


Pamela J. Hillard of Sadorus passed away on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 at Champaign Urbana Nursing and Rehabilitation in Savoy.

Pam was born on April 20, 1947 in Urbana to Murray and Dale Pryor. She married Alex Hillard on April 24, 1965, also in Urbana. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, two sisters and her husband, Alex.

She is survived by her son Steve (Tina) Hillard of Sadorus, her granddaughters, Stephanie (Damon) Peratt of Tolono, Shelby (James Cardoni) Hillard of Monticello, her brother Butch Pryor of Tennessee, as well as nieces, nephews and her two great grandsons.

Pam worked at Prairie Farms Dairy for many years before working at Dave’s Truck and Auto, then the Dead Horse Lounge in Tolono, where she gained many lifelong friends.

She loved her family very much and always loved watching her son, Steve, dirt track race. She loved the St. Louis Cardinals, Illini Basketball and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

She will be remembered as a feisty and loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

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