Hillards celebrate 65 years of marriage

George and Barbara Hillard of Camargo celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

They were married in the First Baptist Church of Villa Grove by the Rev. Harold Baird.

Mrs. Hillard is the daughter of the late Leonard and Thelma Tay.

Mr. Hillard is the son of the late Clarence and Florence Hillard.

Mr. Hillard served two years in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He went on to become an insurance agent and enjoyed that career for 50 years. Mrs. Hillard was a homemaker.

They have three daughters: Georgianna Frye, Urbana; Linda Olson, Camargo; and Susan Hillard, Camargo.

They have four grandchildren: John Frye, St. Louis; Jenna Frye, Champaign; Kyle Olson, Ottawa; and Kevin Olson, San Diego, Calif. They also have three great-grandchildren and two spoiled dogs.

Mr. and Mrs. Hillard celebrated their anniversary with a dinner for family and friends, hosted by their daughters.