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Helen A. Dillon | Obituary

By on August 1, 2018 at 4:08 pm

Helen A. Dillon

Helen A. Dillon (nee Phillips), 97, of Moberly, Mo., died July 29, 2018, in Moberly, Mo. 

She was born Feb. 9, 1921, in Delta, daughter of the late Tom and Elsie Phillips (nee Gearing).

She married Robert Dillon in 1939; they were married for 50 years.

Helen has been a member of the First Baptist Church in Columbia and Anna Heights Baptist Church at Anna. 

She was a lifelong homemaker and gardener. She accepted Jesus as her personal savior in her early teens and was baptized in a creek behind the old Delta Church south of Jonesboro.

Helen is survived by her children Beverly (James) Bomleny and Robert J. (Barbara) Dillon; grandchildren Deborah  Hobbs, Robert Radina, Denise Dillon and Michael C. (Michelle) Dillon; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister Delores (Donald) Hood; and brother Paul Phillips.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert Dillon; sisters Bernice Phillips  at age 2, Mildred (Carroll) Randall and Lucille Keith.

Visitation and funeral services were Aug. 1, at Quernheim Funeral Home, Waterloo, Pastor Steve Neill officiating.

Interment followed at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery, Waterloo.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to House of Neighborly Service.

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