Mrs. Frances “Sis” Hobbs Dillard age 91 of Lebanon died May 20, 2015 at her home. A native of Wilson County, she was the daughter of the late Irvie and Louvennie Thomas Hobbs. She was a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for sixty-eight years. She retired from Charlie’s Tire Store as a bookkeeper.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Lee “Preacher” Dillard; son, Terry Lee Dillard; four brothers: James (Maggie) Hobbs, Billy (Callie) Hobbs, Tommy (Mattie) Hobbs, Carl Hobbs. Survived by three children: Gary (Jacque) Dillard, Ricky (Sue) Dillard, Rosmary (Johnny) Whitefield; brother, Douglas (Lucille) Hobbs; three sisters: Eloise Green, Pauline (Bill) Boykin, Mary (Herman) Baines; sister-in-law, Sarah Hobbs; grandchildren: Lance (Leann) Whitefield, Leigh (Mac) Petty, Brian Dedman, Ronda (Derrick) Whitley, Kim (Kerry) Weiser, Jeff (Angie) Usrey; great-grandchildren: Riley Whitefield, Amber Stonic, Will and Cage Petty, Mackenzie and Riley Whitley, Kaitlyn Dedman, Danielle and Lindsey Manning, Alyssa Weiser, J.D. Usrey; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are Saturday, May 23, 2015, at 1 p.m. from the Cedar Creek Baptist Church with Bro. Rick Burns and Bro. Terry Fesler officiating. Interment – Cedar Grove Cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers: Adult Ladies Sunday School Class of Cedar Creek, Linda Joyce Bay, Sandra Brown, Johnie Dies, Johnny Burton, John Wrye, Jerry Dies, Mike Johnson, Ronnie Hobbs; Active pallbearers: Jerry Dedman, Tony Tomlinson, Chuck McCrary, Larry Brown, Derrick Whitley, Brian Dedman, Kerry Wieser, Brown Lackey. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home and Saturday after 11 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Cedar Creek Youth Group.