May 8, 1932 – June 3, 2018
Gladys Dillard, age 86, of Rex, Georgia transitioned from the loving care of her family to that of her Heavenly Father, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She attended the Rock Baptist Church and enjoyed being a member of the Hope Sunday School Class. She was employed by Delta Airlines for 40 years and retired as a supervisor in Refunds and Records. In her retirement, she spent many hours with her grandchildren nursing their growth and development. She was married to the love of her life, Jack P. Dillard for 60 years. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family at Lake Lanier.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Forest and Cricket Jenkins Davis and five siblings; Mildred Dalton, Elise Ragsdale, Roy Lee Davis, Lester Davis, Winifred Davis and Willie Davis, and her step-daughter; Dian Wallace.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband; Jack P. Dillard, her siblings; Marie Dillard, Lorraine O'Neil and Troy Davis, her daughter; Suzanne Hood and son-in-laws, Jeff Hood and Doss Wallace, her three grandchildren; Jeffrey Kyle Hood Jr. (Emily), Palmer Wallace (Carly), and Justin Hood (Kim). Her six great grandchildren; Jeffrey Kyle Hood III, Phillip Hood, Quinley Hood, Madeleine Hood, Lucas Hood, and Adeline Hood and nieces and nephews; Patsy Gooden, Theresa Dalton, Sheila Carson, Paul Dalton, Cecil Dillard, Melanie Sheeley, Marianne Dawson, David O'Neal, Debra Reeves, Johnny Ragsdale, Billy Ragsdale, Barry Ragsdale, Jennifer Turner, and Joy Hogan.
A visitation will be held at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home located at 376 Fairview Rd Stockbridge, Ga 30281 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. A service will follow at 1:00 PM in the funeral home chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rock Baptist Church Cemetery Fund through The Rock Baptist Church located at 6188 GA-42 Rex, Ga 30273 (770-961-7141).
- Visitation Wednesday, June 6, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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June 6, 2018
To the family of Ms Dillard. She was always smiling and always dressed to the nines. She will be missed. A true southern belle. She was always a joy to be with. Much love to the family. Especially Suzanne.