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Mildred Louise Dillinger

December 25, 1947 — April 6, 2017

Mildred Louise Dillinger

Mildred Louise Mabe-Dillinger, 69, of Viola, Arkansas, passed away, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Black Rock, Arkansas.

She was born in Black Oak, Arkansas on December 25, 1947, daughter of the late Vinea Emmline (Barnett) and Herman Lee Mabe. Mildren was united in marriage to the late Tommy (JT) Dillinger on May 21, 1964 and from this union four children were born. Mildred spent her life as a wonderful and loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was of the Assembly of God faith and a homemaker. Mildred was a special lady who would do anything for anyone. She loved fishing and working on cars with her late husband, Tommy.   

Mildred is survived by her children, Larry Dillinger and wife Janice of Viola, Arkansas, Randy Dillinger and wife Tanya of Heart, Arkansas, Teddy Dillinger of Viola, Arkansas and Tammy Miles and husband Randy of Black Rock, Arkansas; 13 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren and four siblings, Mary Evely Griggs of Austin, Arkansas, Leroy Mabe of Truman, Arkansas, Joyce Jones of Heber Springs, Arkansas and Martha Daskney of Murry, Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Dillinger; parents, Vinea and Herman Mabe; brothers, Sammy Mabe, James Ray Mabe and Walter Mabe and sisters, Edna Mae Barnett and Ruby Story.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 8, 2017 beginning at 2:00 PM with Bro. Mike Dillinger officiating at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until service time at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Elizabeth Cemetery in Elizabeth, Arkansas.

Pallbearers include: Terry Brown, Brad Dillinger, Lee Dillinger, Dean Brown, Chris Scarbro and Marty Dillinger

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Oxford Cemetery

AR-9, Oxford, AR 72565

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