The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 20, 2013

Obituaries — Friday, Sept. 20, 2013


Ada Greene Dillon

WAYSIDE — Ada Greene Dillon, 102, of Wayside, W.Va., passed away Tuesday evening, September 17, 2013, at her home, just eight days prior to 103rd birthday. 

She was born at Wayside, Sept. 25, 1910, a daughter of the late Russell Ashby and Ettie Mae Thomas Greene.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mark H. Dillon; son-in-law, Clyde Barker; daughter-in-law, Carol Dillon; grandson, Jim (J. J.) Jackson. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, which included four brothers, Roy, Guy, Carl and Russell Greene, and four sisters, Pauline Lively, Hattie Monroe, Phyllis Turner and Beatrice Meadows.

Mrs. Dillon was a homemaker, a member of the Flint Chapel Baptist Church at Creamery and a member of the American Baptist Women’s Ministry. 

Surviving are a son, Howard Mark Dillon of Lynchburg, Va.; two daughters, Wanda L. Belcher and her husband, Jim, of Summersville, Rita M. Barker of Wayside. Grandchildren, Becky Case, Debby Jackson, Mark Dillon, Terri Waters and husband, Mike, Ann Warner and husband Jerry; Great-Grandchildren, Matthew Case, Angie Johnson and husband, Dave, Amanda Workman and husband, Eric, Chad Dillon, Nicholas Dillon, Spencer Waters, Mary Elizabeth and husband Jack; Great-Great-Grandchildren, T.J., Audrey and Wyatt Johnson, Ava and Acen Workman. Sister-in-law, Irene Greene, very special friend Marrianne Blakeslee and her husband, Jon; devoted caregivers, Emogene Huffman, Mabel Bennett and Marlene Cook; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2013, at the Groves Funeral Home Chapel in Union, with Rev. Jim Anderson, Rev. Bill Monroe and Rev. Paul Monroe officiating. Burial will follow at the Campground Cemetery at Creamery.

Friends may call at the Groves Funeral Home in Union from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2013.

Groves Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.

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