Lucy M. Dilley, 81, of rural Cowden, passed away at 9:45 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2013, at her home.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at First Christian Church, Herrick, with the Rev. Paul Dickerson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Cowden. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Oak Grove Cemetery Fund. Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.
Lucy was born Aug. 27, 1931, in Moultrie County, the daughter of George and Dora (Logue) Dial. She married Bernard E. Dilley on Sept. 21, 1950, and he preceded her in death in 2000. Lucy was a member of Oak Grove Church of Christ.
Lucy is survived by two sons, Dennis ( Princess) of Cowden and Kenneth (Anne) of Osceola, Iowa; daughter, Sharon (Steve) Seaton of Herrick; two sisters, Iola Tate of Monticello and Peggy Tucker of Cowden; brother, Floyd Dial of Cowden; and seven grandchildren, Shannon Seaton, Stephanie Fouts, Sydney Seaton, Dennis (Kathy) Dilley Jr., Bridget (Brent) Barringer, Monyonna (Eric) Riley and Ashley Dilley.
Lucy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bernard; brother, Elvin; and two sisters, Leona “Sis” and Iva; and one great-grandchild.
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