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Carol Joy Dillon

April 3, 1934 ~ December 24, 2020 (age 86)


Mrs. Carol Joy Dillon, age 86, of Benton, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Thursday, December 24, 2020 at the Stonebridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Benton.

Mrs. Dillon’s wishes are to be cremated with no public services.

Cremation arrangements are with the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Carol was born on April 3, 1934 in Lexington, TN; the daughter of Clyde Britt and Flossie (Page) Britt. She married James Curtis Dillon on June 16, 1956 and he survives.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed watching soap operas. Her husband said she was an excellent cook.

Surviving is her loving husband of 64 years James Curtis Dillon of Benton; a sister Betsy Foley of Jackson, TN; two nieces: Amy Foley and Belinda Smith; a brother-in-law Carl Dillon; and a sister-in-law Jane Schwaze and husband Bill.

 She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter Terry Lynn Dillon; a son James Eric Dillon; and two brothers Clyde and Claude Britt.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jackson Grove Cemetery Fund and may be mailed to:

Jackson Grove Cemetery Fund

c/o James Curtis Dillon

8923 Summers Road

Benton, Illinois 62812


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