Shirley

December 25, 1945 ~ January 4, 2022

Born in: Chillicothe, OH
Resided in: Washington, IN

Shirley A. Dillon, 76, passed away at 12:26 pm on January 4, 2022, at Hillside Manor Nursing Home. Shirley was born on December 25, 1945, in Chillicothe, OH and she was the daughter of Charles J. and Lucille (McDonald) Kohn. Shirley married Larry Dillon on March 6, 1966, and he preceded her in death ON June 23, 2015.

Shirley was a homemaker and a member of Southwind Wesleyan Church where she was very active. She also was the activities director at Washington Nursing Center for fifteen years and received a letter from President Obama for commendation. Shirley was also a member of the widower’s club. Most importantly though she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include her son, Chris Dillon and his wife Rhonda of Washington; her siblings, Barbara Walters and her husband Tony, Judith Sloan and her husband Gary, Tom Kohn and his wife Beckie, Annette Welch, Jerry Kohn; her grandchildren, Trey Ward, Logan Ward, Britney Dillon, Branden Dillon, Khynzlie King; and four great grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Larry Dillon, daughter, Tonya Wise, and one granddaughter, Rachel Dillon.

Friends may visit with Shirley’s family from 4-8 pm on Friday, January 7, 2022, at Southwind Wesleyan Church, 1782 Troy Rd., Washington, IN 47501. Shirley’s funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Southwind Wesleyan Church with Pastor Phil Kessen officiating. Shirley will be laid to rest in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Online memories may be shared with Shirley’s family and friends at www.goodwinsievers.com. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is privileged and honored to be entrusted with the care of Shirley.

Services

Visitation: January 7, 2022 4:00 pm - January 7, 2022 8:00 pm

Southwind Wesleyan Church
1782 Troy Road
Washington, IN


Funeral Service: January 8, 2022 1:00 pm

Southwind Wesleyan Church
1782 Troy Road
Washington, IN


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  1. So very sorry for your loss. I haven’t seen her in years but she was definitely one of a kind. She’s in a better place and pain free.
    Amber, Trevor and kids

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