Saturday, May 30, 2020

Joyce M. Dillow

Joyce M. Dillow, age 88, of Karnak, passed away Monday evening, May 4, 2020 at 9:20 p.m. at the Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis with her loving sister Ruth by her side.

Joyce was born May 29, 1931 in Dongola, Illinois. She was a 1949 graduate of Dongola High School. Joyce and Ralph L Dillow were united in marriage in 1950.  Joyce worked many years as a bookkeeper for construction companies in Joliet.

She is survived by her sister, Ruth (Deon) Peck of Karnak; nephew, Charles (Tami) Peck of Karnak; great niece and nephew Carley and Cody Peck of Karnak;  several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband,  Ralph L. Dillow (1949); parents, Howard and Hazel Hildebrand Niblock.

Interment will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, May 13,  2020 at the Abe Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois.

Per the family’s request, there will be no local services.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak.

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