Archive for Thursday, June 1, 2006

Clarice Dillon

June 1, 2006

Funeral services for Clarice "LaVergne" Dillon, 84, Baldwin City, were Wednesday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin City. Mrs. Dillon died May 27, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Jan. 31, 1922, at Lawrence, the daughter of Glenn and Opha (Baker) Flora. She graduated from Ottawa High School in 1940. She worked as a bookkeeper for Woolworth's in Ottawa from 1940 to 1946. In 1962, she worked at the Sale Barn Restaurant in Ottawa and became owner and operator from 1971 to 1981 when she retired.

She married Elvin E. Dillon Dec. 18, 1945, in rural Baldwin City. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Tom, Baldwin City, and Dallas, Modesto, Calif., and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and an infant sister.

Burial was at Washington Creek Cemetery, rural Douglas County.

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