Charles Dillow Sr.

Thursday, September 29, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Charles A. Dillow Sr., 74, of Anna died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at Union County Hospital.

He was born March 9, 1931, in Alto Pass, Ill., son of Roy and Ruby Tellor Dillow. He and Mildred Gibbs were married June 4, 1951, in Piggott, Ark.

Dillow served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Anna.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Paula Strauch of Suwanee, Ga., Sandra Fisher of Dongola, Ill.; a son, Charles Dillow Jr. of Sikeston, Mo.; a brother, Gerald Dillow Sr. of Anna; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna after 6 p.m. Friday.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Aaron Queensbury officiating. Burial will be in Casper Cemetery.