She was the daughter of Tracey H. and Agnes Ainsworth McCarley. She had been a Dallas resident since 1948. She was a graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg Va., where she majored in political science and minored in physics. She recently endowed a chair in American Studies at her alma mater. Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Wong, and grandsons, William and Carter Wong, all of Honolulu; Alice and Byrd Ball, and grandson, Edward, of Atlanta; grandson, David and Farah Ball, and great-grandsons, Zaid and Aziz, Palo Alto Calif. Also, her brother, Ben and Alice McCarley, formerly of Richardson Texas, and their children, Hannah Boyle, Betsy Billys, Ben McCarley Jr., and Luke McCarley. And, sister-in-law, Joan S. McCarley, Palm Springs Calif., and her daughters, Andrea McCarley and Kristen Royer; 10 great-nieces and great-nephews, and her American Field Service daughter, Francoise L. Rickard, of France. She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Hilseweck; her sons, William Joseph Hilseweck Jr. and Tracey M. Hilseweck, and her brother, Tracey H. McCarley Jr. In Dallas she had served as a director for a number of community organizations including the League of Women Voters, Planned Parenthood, the Dallas Geoflorettes, and the Visiting Nurses Association. For 20 years she was regional representative for American Field Service, a foreign exchange program for high school students from around the globe. In her later years she was an active businesswoman in the oil and gas industry and was a director of Arkoma Gas Company.