Emma Lou Dillard

Visitation for Mrs. Dillard will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 13 from noon until funeral services at 1 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Dr. Larry Locke will officiate the

service. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Dillard, 94, passed away on Friday Aug. 9, 2013 in the University Medical Center. Mrs. Dillard was a member of Highland Heights Church of Christ, a seamstress and homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Wiley and Mary Katherine Tomlinson Dockins; husband, Ephrim Grady Dillard; son, Edwin Rhea Mason; three brothers; and three sisters.

She is survived by sons, Curtis Dillard and Steven "Pinky" (Sherald) Dillard; daughters, Catherine Dillard and Barbara (Frank Davies) Wade; sister, Bettye Mullis; grandchildren, Eddie Mason, Chad (Courtney) Dillard, Erin (Andy) Coomes, Katie Wade and Abbey Wade; and five great-grandchildren.

Active pallbearers will be Arthur Mullis, Tim Mullis, Bradley Mullis, Steve Piercey, Chad Dillard and Andy Coomes.

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