Thursday, March 5, 2009

Lonnie Franklin Dill, 55, of Golden, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield.

He was born Dec. 14, 1953, in Fresno, Calif., the son of Frank and Leila (Correll) Dill. On Aug. 11, 1987, in Golden, he was united in marriage to Sylvia Zahm and to this union one son was born. He was previously married to Patsy Ann Jasso, and four children were born to this marriage.

Survivors include: his wife, Sylvia Dill, of Golden; two sons, Danny Dill, of Pierce City, and Cody Dill, of Golden; three daughters, Bridget Hobbs, of Pea Ridge, Ark., Kathrine Molenaar, of Pierce City, and Patricia Dill, of Marionville; one brother, Thomas Jefferson "Sonny" Dill, of the state of Missouri; three sisters, Ida Keeney, of the state of California, Dorothy Poe, of the state of Oregon, and Betty Dotts, of Berryville, Ark.; and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Wanda and Gracie.

He started his education in Butterfield. He attended school in Cassville and finished in Fresno, Calif. He lived most of his life in California and Arkansas. He was a self-employed small engine repairman. He was a Christian.

Graveside services were held Monday in Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery, Berryville, Ark., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Woody Fletcher and Rev. Jim Clay conducted the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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Cassville, Missouri