Maylene Stafford Dillon

Friday, March 7, 2014

Funeral services for Maylene Stafford Dillon will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 7, from the Chapel of Whitson Funeral Home, Cookeville.

Bro. Frank Davis will officiate at the service, and family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in Jackson County.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the service time Friday at the funeral home.

Maylene Stafford Dillon was born on May 8, 1927, in Jackson County to the late Pank and Helen Keith Stafford. She passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014, at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center at the age of 86.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth Stafford, and husband, Richard C. Dillon.

She is survived by her son, Richard Dillon of Petersburg; daughter, Janice Jolly of Shelbyville; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Whitson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.