Carol HILLSLEY
1922 - 2014
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Carol Lloyd, 92, of Cincinnati, OH passed away on July 26, 2014 from cardiac arrest and was surrounded by loved ones in her last hours. Carol was born in Aberdeen, SD, grew up in southwest Minnesota, and graduated from Macalester College, MN. She was a high school English teacher and a music teacher who taught preschool, elementary, middle and high school students. She lived her married life in Abington, PA, Cincinnati, Houston, and then back to Cincinnati for the last eleven years, happily residing at Twin Towers. Carol was married to the late Frederic R Hillsley for 58 years. She is survived by her brother Robert (Joye) Lloyd, Cedar Rapids, IA and daughters Sue (Tom) DeGroff of Scottsdale, AZ and Beth (Glenn) Hamant of Cincinnati, OH plus 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Carol is preceded in death by her son, Bryan (Anita) Hillsley, Evergreen, CO and her brother, Bruce (Shirley) Lloyd, Heron Lake, MN. Mrs. Hillsley enjoyed life to the fullest with a passion for singing and musical performances, an obsession with major TV tennis and Olympic sporting events, and a calendar filled with social activities. Family and friends relished her cheerful, lighthearted and lively personality as well as her positive, upbeat and optimistic attitude. A memorial service will be held at The Twin Towers Wilson Chapel from 1 to 2 PM, Saturday, August 9 with a reception immediately following in the Art Gallery. Memorial donations may be given to The Twin Towers Benevolent Fund, 5343 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45224 or the "Big Joe Duskin Music Foundation" (Attn: Bill Hulsizer, 2311 Mechanic Street, Suite 205, Galveston, Texas 77550), specifying your gift to provide musical instruments to inner city elementary school students

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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Aug. 3, 2014.
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August 6, 2014
Mrs. Hillsley was a wonderful woman. She was a musical teacher at Grace Elementary in Houston, TX. She taught my older sister, younger brother and myself among many other classmates to love music. She was loved by all of us and we remember her fondly. God bless her beautiful heart now and always.
Adriana Houlton
August 6, 2014
Mrs. Hillsley was a wonderful woman. She was a musical teacher at Grace Elementary in Houston where she taught many to love music. She taught my older sister, younger brother and myself along with many other classmates who remember her fondly. God bless her beautiful heart.
Adriana Houlton
August 3, 2014
What a happy person she was. Sitting next to her in the Belles & Beaux choir at Twin Towers has been so much fun. As a fellow music teacher I will miss her. Mardie O'Connor
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