Wilma Jean Dillon, 82, of Albion, Illinois passed away peacefully at her residence Thursday, December 18, 2019.
She was born June 2, 1937 in Friendsville, Illinois, the daughter of Wilber and Mary (Jordan) Wilkinson.
Wilma worked for Snap-on Inc. as an inspector. She loved nothing better than spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren, who affectionately called her “Grandma Willie”.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter Kimberly A. Paschal and husband Gail of Albion; grandchildren, Katie and husband Michael Fisher of Albion, Mikayla and husband Ethan Metcalf of Ramstein, Germany; great grandchildren, Lydia, Easton and Abigail Fisher, and Alyvia and Axel Metcalf; sisters, Donna Leistekow of Beaver Dam WI, Mary Wilkinson of Gainesville, FL; and brother, Johnny Wilkinson of Friendsville, IL.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; brother, killed in Vietnam, Captain Clyde David Wilkinson, and sister Carol Doris.
Graveside services for Wilma Jean Dillon will be Monday, December 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Friendsville Cemetery, Friendsville IL. There will be no visitation.
Memorials in Wilma’s memory can be made to Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 900 Ohio Drive SW, Washington DC 20024.
Condolences may be made online at www.short-cunninghamfh.com
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
900 Ohio Drive SW, Washington DC 20024