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Subject: [OBITS] Dillard, Sue Stubbs
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 12:54:45 -0000
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Dillard, Sue Stubbs forever 29 at heart, of Dallas, TX, passed away peacefully at home August 3, 2009 following a brief illness. She was born April 27, 1922, in Grand Prairie, TX. Daughter of Richard Benjamin Stubbs and Alice Harston Stubbs, she was educated in Grand Prairie and attended Baylor University and North Texas State Teachers College. While flying for American Airlines, she met and married William W. Dillard, Sr. of Memphis, TN on February 1, 1947. They were happily married almost 60 years, until his death in 2006. Sue was active for many years with volunteer organizations in New York, Memphis, and Dallas, especially the Church of the Incarnation Altar Guild, Educational Opportunities, Dallas Heritage Village, Dallas Arboretum, Junior League of Dallas and Triad Book club. Preceding Sue in death were her husband, son Thomas Richard Dillard, daughter Nancy Dillard Lyon, sister Hazel Stubbs Rohde, brothers Frank M, John Pete, Robert Benjamin, and William Harston Stubb!
s. She is survived by daughter Susan Dillard Hendrickson and husband Bill of Wichita Falls, TX; son William W. Dillard, Jr. and wife Mary Helen of Boerne, TX; daughter-in-law Diana Dickens Osborn and husband Robert of Florence, AL; grandchildren Robin Hendrickson Morgan and husband Will; William R. Hendrickson and wife Frances; Suzanna Dillard Rubottom and husband Jay; William L. Dillard; Allison Dillard; Anna Dillard; Addison Osborn; Austin Osborn; great-grandchildren Tom and Ben Hendrickson, William G. Morgan III; sister-in-law Jewel Stubbs, sister-in-law Frances James and husband Tom, and dear friend Sally Woodward. We will remember our beloved Big Mama, aka the turtle lady, for her radiant smile, noble character, and genuine love for her family and friends. The family would like to thank all of those who took care of Sue in her last days. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, August 6, 2009 at the Church of the Incarnation, 3966 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, !
TX 75204. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Church of the
Incarnation, Dallas Arboretum, Dallas Heritage Village, or a charity of your choice.
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