Josie Mae Dillard, 74, Hopkinsville, died at
             12:16 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at Jennie
             Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.

             Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Gamble
             Funeral Home, with the Rev. George Snorton
             officiating. Burial will be in Cave Spring
             Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 7 p.m.

             A native of Hopkinsville, she was born Feb. 2,
             1926, the daughter of the late Leslie and Charlene
             Pierce Mumford. She was a retired Civil Service
             employee and was a member of the Ladies
             Auxiliary Highland Volunteer Fire Department, a
             Cub Scout den mother and a former member of the
             Christian County Rescue Team. She was a member
             of the Original Church of God. Her husband, James
             H. Dillard, preceded her in death.

             Survivors include four sons, Lonnie Kidd, San
             Diego, Calif., Willie 'Bill'' Canty, Hopkinsville,
             Ronnie Wills, Evansville, Ind., Jonathan Wooten,
             Indianapolis, Ind.; three daughters, Charlene
             Barnett, Hopkinsville, Mabel Chandler, Louisville,
             Zella Dillard, Evansville; four brothers, Richard
             Mumford, Clarksville, Tenn., Phillip, Roy and
             James Mumford, all of Hopkinsville; four sisters,
             Charlotte Daniel, Kathryn Mumford and Bettie
             Howard, all of Hopkinsville, Christine Collins,
             Camden, N.J.; 25 grandchildren and several


Ora Belle Dillard, 89, Herndon, died at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Antioch Baptist Church, LaFayette, with the Rev. Bobby Bacon officiating. Burial will follow in LaFayette Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at Gamble Funeral Home, with family to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m.

A native of Christian County, she was born Oct. 5, 1913. She was the daughter of the late Johnny Williams and the late Nora Gee and was a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church, where she was on the Mothers' Board. She was the widow of Hillary Dillard.

Survivors include two sons, LeRoy Dillard, Herndon, and Alvin Dillard, Dayton, Ohio; two daughters, Dorothy Williams, Dayton, and Leddie Buckner, Hopkinsville; and 42 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

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