Holly J. Billman


Thursday, February 7, 2008

TOLONO - Holly Jo Billman, 20, Tolono, passed away Tuesday (Feb. 5, 2008) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Tolono, with the Rev. Joseph Dondanville officiating. Burial will be in Bailey Memorial Cemetery, Tolono. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Freese Funeral Home, 407 N. Bourne, Tolono.

Ms. Billman was born March 3, 1987, in Urbana, a daughter to Mark and Patty Salmon Billman. Surviving are her mother and stepfather, Patty and Mike Hicks of Tolono; father and stepmother Mark and Stacy Billman of Tolono; a sister, Ashley Billman and brother Mason Billman, both of Tolono; two stepbrothers, Michael and Ben Hicks of Champaign; maternal grandparents Roger and Sue Salmon; paternal grandmother Ina Billman of Tolono; paternal stepgrandmother Mel Billman of Tolono; and numerous aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, William E. Billman.

Holly graduated from Unity High School in 2005. She attended Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, where she played volleyball and softball on scholarships.

Holly was full of joy, laughter and love, which she shared with her many friends.

She was loved very much by her family and will be deeply missed.

Memorials may be made to the Holly Billman Athletic Scholarship Fund, c/o of Busey Bank, Tolono.

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