1927 Margaret 2019

Mrs. Margaret S. Dill

August 14, 1927 — August 28, 2019

Mrs. Margaret S. Dill, 92, passed into the arms of Jesus surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at her home in Florence. Mrs. Dill was born August 14, 1927 to William and Erie McDonald Grantham in Florence, MS, where she was also raised. Margaret met the love of her life, Gene Dill while visiting in California. They were married in Clear Branch on August 23, 1948. After marrying Gene, they moved to California and raised six children and were also charter members of Ojai Valley Baptist Church, before returning home to Florence. She was a faithful member of her church in Clear Branch. Her main priority in life was her family. While she worked as a beautician, she spent most of her life as a supportive homemaker. She raised her six children to love and serve Jesus. She also enjoyed quilting and crafts and traveling with Gene in their Holiday Rambler motor home. Along with her parents, Margaret is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Gene Leroy Dill; 3 grandchildren, Kamron Thomas, Josh Dill, and Abigail Dill; 5 brothers and 1 sister. She is survived by her 6 children, Randall (Kim) Dill of Twin Falls, ID, Kevin (Cheryl) Dill of Florence, MS, Debra (David) Allen of Florence, MS, Sandra (Steve) Blundell of Emory, TX, Judy (Tim) Swearingen of Florence, MS, and Shirley (Jim) Pressey of Florence, MS; brother, E. W. Grantham of Florence; 25 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; and 6 great great grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday, August 30th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, August 31st at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Florence with visitation one-hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Clear Branch Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the March of Dimes.
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