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Mrs. Arthur Lean (Houston) Dilliard

April 15, 1925 — November 13, 2021

Collierville, Tennessee

Mrs. Arthur Lean Houston Dilliard, age 96, resident of Collierville, Tennessee and wife of the late Murta Wafford Dilliard, departed this life Saturday morning, November 13, 2021 at her home.

Born April 15, 1925 in Fayette County, Tennessee, Arthur was the daughter of the late Cortie Houston and Minnie Davis Houston. She received her education in the Fayette County School System and was married December 25, 1941 to Murta Wafford Dilliard, who preceded her in death on December 10, 2009. Mrs. Dilliard was a member of Grace Independent Church and a homemaker throughout her life. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking and flowers.

Mrs. Dilliard is survived by her son, Ronnie Joe Dilliard and his wife, Kathy of Collierville, TN; and three grandchildren, Mark Dilliard, Timmy Dilliard and Tammy Dilliard. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Wafford Earl Dilliard.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Dilliard were held at 11 A.M. Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville with Bro. Thomas Foy officiating. Interment followed in the Macon Cemetery.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Mark Dilliard, Tim Dilliard, Jerry Dilliard, Reggie Dilliard, Stan Patterson and Chuck Rutledge.

The family requests that memorials be directed to St. Jude Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mrs. Arthur Lean (Houston) Dilliard, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, November 19, 2021

9:30 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville

18020 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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Funeral Service

Friday, November 19, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville

18020 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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