Emma Lucy Dillard
October 4, 1927 – June 13, 2018
Emma Lucy Dillard, née Sharp, 90 of Belleville, Illinois passed away on June 13, 2018 at her residence.
Emma was Born on October 4, 1927 in Roselle, MO to Rolla and Annie (Zolman) Sharp. She was one of seven children. Emma was a member of Parkview Church of the Nazarene in Fairview Heights. She loved spending time with friends and family and playing her favorite games, Kings in the Corner and Rummikub. Emma was loved by many and will be missed by all who knew her.
Preceding her in death was her husband of 55 years, William (Edward) Dillard. Her parents Rolla and Annie Sharp. Her father and mother-in-law, John and Jane Dillard, her siblings, Lela Sharp, Elmer Sharp, Thelma Evans, Neda Martinek, and Vernon Sharp.
Surviving are her two children, Dennis (Marcia) Dillard of Waterloo and Karol Dillard of Belleville. Her grandchildren Jennifer (Caleb) Heal and Aaron (Amber) Dillard. Her great grandchildren Seth, Maggie, Frank, Amanda Jane Dillard, and Cora Heal. Her twin sister Irma Poore’, sister-in-laws Beulah (Bob) Elder, and JoAnn Feegle and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 1 pm to 5 pm on Sunday June 17, 2018 at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairview Heights,
Funeral will be held at 11 am on Monday June 18, 2018 at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairview Heights. Services will be officiated by Pastor Jay Shoff of Parkview Church of the Nazarene, Fairview Heights. Burial will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Unity Hospice or Parkview Church of the Nazarene.
- Unity Hospice Of Greater St. Louis
- Parkview Church-The Nazarene
- Visitation Sunday, June 17, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, June 18, 2018
Emma Lucy Dillard
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Carol (Moore-Foor) Watson
June 13, 2018
Emma was one who possessed all of the "Fruits of the Spirit" in her very humble way. It was an honor to know her as she made you feel so important.
She and Ed were faithful lay-people in State Street Church of the Nazarene when I was growing up. Emma would help wherever she was needed ... AND she always brought a smile and a kind word. I especially remember her working in VBS . Such a joy to have her!
If you knew Emma, you were blessed! You were loved by her.
Hugs to Karol, Denny, and Marcia ---- and rest of the family members.
May you sense the love and extra strength for the days ahead that only comes from THE ONE that Emma served.