Helen Dillon JULY 29, 2018

July 30, 2018

Helen A. Dillon, 97, of Moberly, MO, formerly of Waterloo, IL died Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Moberly. She was born February 9, 1921, in Delta, IL to Tom and Elsie (nee Gearing) Phillips.

Helen married Robert Dillon in 1939. They were married for 50 years.

She is survived by her children Beverly Bomleny and her husband James and Robert J. Dillon and his wife Barbara; four grandchildren; Deborah Hobbs, Robert Radina, Denise Dillon, and Michael C. Dillon and his wife Michelle; seven great- grandchildren; two great -great -grandchildren; a sister, Delores Hood and her husband Donald, a brother, Paul Phillips, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and three sisters, Bernice Phillips age 2, Mildred (Carroll) Randall, and Lucille Keith.

Helen was a member of the First Baptist Church in Columbia and Anna Heights Baptist Church at Anna, IL. She was a lifelong homemaker and gardener. She accepted Jesus as her personal savior in her early teens and was baptized in a creek behind the old Delta Church south of Jonesboro, IL.

Memorial contributions to the House of Neighborly Services would be appreciated.

Words of comfort and support may be shared with the family at the visitation, which will be, Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL. Services honoring and celebrating Helen’s life will follow at 10:30 a.m. Committal prayers and burial will be in the Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL. Local arrangements by Cater Funeral Home.