South Central Chapter

President: Barbara Taylor

Vice-president: Mike Stansberry

Secretary/Treasurer: Carmen Gianforte


Notice: Passing of Holly Society Member
Tim Dillard, South Central Chapter

Tim DillardTim was the South Centrall Chapter Secretary/Treasurer for many years just retiring at the end of Dec. from his long time position. Tim loved his hollies and enjoyed going to the Holly meetings and conventions. We were able to go to England with the Holly Society in 2007 with Ron Solt and the group that went that year. That was a trip of a lifetime for Tim. We both really enjoyed it. - Wanda Dillard 2/27/11

Timothy A. Dillard
January 12, 1942 - February 24, 2011

Tim Dillard, 69, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2011. He was a member of the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church and the Agape Sunday School class. He was a past President and Vice President of the Cherokee Beekeepers Association. He was a member of the South Central Chapters of Holly Society of America and Woodmen of the World. Tim was a lover of nature, gardening, beekeeping and travel. He was a former employee of Tellico Village and was self-employed as a plumber. Tim was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence A. and Dorothy Aiken Dillard; two brothers, William A. Dillard and Samuel Dillard; one brother in law, Don Melton; one uncle, Carl Aiken; and one aunt, Mildred Tate.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Dillard of Cleveland; niece, Dorothy Lynn Dillard of Perry, GA; sisters in law, Elaine Dillard of Charleston, TN and Linda Melton of Cleveland; aunt, Jeannette Aiken of Cleburne, TX; and many cousins and friends.

A memorial service was held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert Smith and Jay Burgess officiating. Interment will immediately follow in the Memorial Garden at the church. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Agape Sunday School Class. The family will received friends Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at the church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Grissom Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. To send an online condolence to the family, please visit  




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