Louise Owens Dillard - Manila

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Louise Marie Owens Dillard, 71, of Manila died Saturday, May 28, 2005.

Born at Arcadia, Neb., she was a homemaker and a member of First Presbyterian Church of Osceola.

Survivors include her husband, Lawrence T. "Sonny" Dillard Jr.; a son, L.T. "Tom" Dillard III of McKinny, Texas; two daughters, Bonnie Dillard Wright of Jonesboro and Libby Dillard Barnes of Mountain Home; two brothers, Willis "Bill" Owens of Tucson, Ariz., and Gary Owens of Morro May, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd E. and Marie F. Hayes Owens, and a sister.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roller-Swift Funeral Home of Osceola with Rev. Gary Clowers officiating. Burial will be in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens at Osceola.

Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.