• Mildred Mary Beck Dills
    Mildred Mary Beck Dills

Mildred Mary Beck Dills

FRANKLIN - Mildred Mary Beck Dills, 88, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019.

Born on Sept. 12, 1930 in Smokemont, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Merritt William and Julia Watson Beck. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the father of her children, J.D. Dills; son, Jimmy Dills; brothers, Merritt, Glenn and Albert (Sonny) Beck; and sisters, Beatrice Hammack and Leota Wilkes.  

Mildred worked many years for friends Paul (Nig) and Lillie Tallent at Tallent Steak House and worked at Sangamo and Belden. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her daughter, Wilma Anderson (J.C.); daughter-in-law, Suzanne Dills; grandchildren, Mia Overton (Tom), Tye Anderson (Sarah), Andrea Anderson, Colby Anderson and Jimmy Dills; great-grandchildren, Makhaila and Zoie Anderson; sister, Ruth Corey; special nephew, Dennis Ray (Debbie); and several other nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Sunday, March 17 in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. The Revs. Steve Reeves and Brian Holland officiated. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

The family received friends Sunday, prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Dills, Colby Anderson, Tye Anderson, Tom Overton, Dennis Ray, Stanley Southard, Keith Huscusson and Terry McCoy.

Memorial donations can be made to REACH, PO Box 228, Franklin, NC  28744 or Otto Fire Department, 60 Firehouse Road, Otto, NC  28763.

Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.

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