Carolyn Holmes Dillard

Carolyn Holmes Dillard, age 62, of Orlinda, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Centennial Medical Center.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield from 4-8pm and on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from noon until the hour of the funeral service at 2 p.m.  Mrs. Dillard’s remains will be cremated following the service.

Mrs. Dillard was born February 13, 1957 in Springfield to the late Robert and Helen Roe Holmes.  She worked as the District Conservationist for the National Resources Conservation Service for more than 30 years until her retirement and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Dillard is preceded in death by her brother, Bobby Holmes.  She is survived by her husband of over 40 years, Jerry Dillard; son, Adam and wife, Lauren Dillard of Cottontown; daughter, Abbi and husband, Frank Lillard of Auburn, KY; brother, Ronnie Holmes of Cross Plains; sister, Angela Holmes of Cross Plains; and grandchildren, Price Brown, Paxton Lillard, Lola Dillard, Pierce Lillard and Francesca Lillard.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to The Arbor Day Foundation.  Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements.

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