Deana L. Dillard

Deana L. Dillard, nee Bridges, 88, of Collinsville, IL, born Monday, September 11, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, MO, died Monday, June 27, 2011 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.

Mrs. Dillard worked as a seamstress for Martha Manning Dress Factory. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, IL, Past Matron of Rob Morris Chapter #98 O.E.S., and Past Queen Al Sihah Temple #29 Daughters of the Nile.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Jerry M. Dillard
  • Parents: Luther W. and Frances nee Kistner, Bridges
  • Daughters
    • Gerry Dillard
    • Patsy L. Laird
  • Sisters
    • Marie Niswonger
    • Geraldine Stearns

Surviving are her:

  • Daughters
    • Nancy Johnson of Collinsville, IL
    • Tina (Kerry) Federer of Highland, IL
    • Grandchildren
      • Ty (Christy) Roberson
      • Tim (Partner, Oscar Robbins Jr.) Roberson
      • Christopher (Katie) Federer
      • Jeremy (Heather) Federer
    • Great-Grandchildren
      • Trinity Roberson
      • Michael Federer
      • Landon Federer
    • Nieces & Nephews,

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Order of Eastern Star for Shriners Hospital for Children

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois. There will be an Order of the Eastern Star services at 7:00pm Wednesday, June 29th at the funeral home followed by a Daughter of the Nile service.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Bryan Webb officiating  Interment will follow at St. John's Cemetery, Collinsville, IL.

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