OBITUARY

Edmond Earl Dillard

July 23, 1942October 24, 2018

Edmond Earl Dillard, 76, of Poplarville, Mississippi, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg.

Mr. Dillard was born July 23, 1942 in Picayune, Mississppi to R.V. Dillard and Carrie Bell Wright Dillard. He was a dairy farmer and a member First United Pentecostal Church in Poplarville.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Daisy Isabelle Johnson Dillard; one brother, Maxie Dillard; two sisters, Yvonne Dillard Coon and Florence Dillard Asher.

Family members include two children, Ellen Hodnett, Ben (Krystal) Dillard; one brother, L.B. Dillard; one sister, Betty Lee Stockstill; seven grandchildren, Paige Hodnett, Brianna Dillard, Edmond B. Dillard, Jr., Jacob Daniel Dillard, James Michael Dillard, Joey Bazor, and Jostin Bazor.

Funeral services will be held at White Funeral Home, 315 Highway 11 South, Poplarville, MS, 39470 on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:00 am. Elder Jesse Johnson will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Gibson Cemetery, Carriere. The family will receive friends and have vistation from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm, Tuesday at the funeral home.

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982 www.whitefuneralhomepoplarville.com