Glenna E. Hillman

Born: Mon., Jan. 8, 1934
Died: Sat., Nov. 14, 2020

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Glenna E. Hillman, age 86, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Liberty Village in Pittsfield.  She was born on January 8, 1934 in Martinsburg, IL to Bryan and Alta Turnbaugh Brokaw.  She married Ivan Hillman on August 15, 1954, and he preceded her in death on November 7, 2008.

Glenna graduated from Pittsfield High School and worked as a telephone operator for General Telephone for many years.  She was a cancer survivor and volunteered numerous hours for American Cancer Society.  Glenna was also a member of Business of Professional Women and Pittsfield Church of Christ.

She is survived by a sister, Gwen Johnson of Pittsifeld, IL; sisters-in-law, Mildred ‘Midge’ Arseneau of Pittsfield, IL and Emma Knoth of Jacksonville, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bryan and Alta Brokaw; husband, Ivan Hillman; and brother, Gawain Brokaw.

All services will be held privately and interment will be at Greenpond Cemetery near Pearl, IL.  Memorials are suggested to be made to American Cancer Society.  Online condolences may be left to the family at

Charitable donations may be made in Glenna's memory to the following organization:

American Cancer Society

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Agnes Peile
   Posted Wed November 18, 2020
So sorry to hear of Glenna's passing. I worked with her at the telephone office. Very nice person, liked her.

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