Dorothy F. Dillard, mother of Past President Hal Dillard, passed away this week.  Please remember Hal and his family during this difficult time.

Dorothy “Dot” Dillard, 82, wife of Harold L. Dillard of 12 Yancey Drive, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 19, 2012, at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville.

Born in Greer, SC on March 26, 1929, SC, she was the daughter of the late Rev. James F. and Marie Farrow Finley.

Surviving in addition to her husband of 56 years are a son, Hal Dillard and daughter-in-law, Leah Dillard, a granddaughter, Logan Dillard and two grandsons, Hayden and Heath Dillard.

Dot was a graduate of Parker High School and a 1950 graduate of Bob Jones University. She was employed with Bell South before becoming a devoted homemaker and mother. She was a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and a friend to everyone she met. She was a member of White Oak Baptist Church where she enjoyed teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School and touched the lives of many young people.

The family would like to thank the caregivers at Interim Hospice Health Care and McCall Hospice House for their extra special care.

Services will be conducted 2:00 PM Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at The Mackey Mortuary with Dr. Jimmy Robinson and Dr. Jeff Burns officiating. Entombment will follow in Memorial Mausoleum.

The family is at the residence and will receive friends Wednesday, from 1:00 until 1:45 PM at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville.

The Mackey Mortuary. Online obituaries and guest registry atwww.mackeymortuary.

Published in The Greenville News from March 20 to March 21, 2012