ANNA, Ill. -- Fount Edward Dillow, 87, of Effingham, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2001, at St. Anthony's Medical Hospital in Effingham.
He was born Dec. 23, 1913, at Anna, son of Ora E. and Stella Mae Campbell Dillow. He and Ruth Lorene Kollehner were married Sept. 19, 1936, at Vienna, Ill.
Dillow was a member of First Baptist Church in Anna. He retired from Western Union after 41 years.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Gary Dillow of Effingham; a sister, Electa Hayes of Anna; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. Thursday at Lutz & Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Roy Hill officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery.