Dills, Joyce Belle (Haralson) (May 17, 1921 - December 6, 1990)

Joyce Belle Dills

Douglas Budget - December, 1990

Funeral services for Joyce Belle Dills, 69, were held Dec. 11, at the Glenrock Assembly of God Church in Glenrock, with Rev. Cleaties Jeffcoat officiating. Interment was in the Glenrock Cemetery.

Mrs. Dills died Dec. 6, 1990 at her home in Glenrock from an apparent heart attack.

She was born May 17, 1921 at Sioux City, Iowa the daughter of Nova and Josephine (Coil) Haralson. She was reared and educated in Sioux City, graduating from East High School in Sioux City in 1940. She also had received an International Correspondence School Diploma in 1964.

She was married to Jack Jones Dills on Oct. 18, 1941 in South Sioux City, Neb. While Jack was away to the Army Air Force during World War II she worked for Wincharger Corporation in Sioux City, receiving the Army - Navy Production Award for Excellence in War Production, from 1942 to 1943; then from 1943 to 1944 she worked for Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Mich. working on the assembly line for airplane parts and riveted; she then returned to Sioux City in 1944 and worked at the Army base on the Third Echelon Maintenance.

Jack returned in 1945, and they moved to Glenrock where she worked a fireworks stand for seven or eight years and in 1971 she worked for Dennis Hand and Joe Popp as clerical helper.

She was active in various churches in Glenrock throughout her life as a Sunday School teacher singing and playing the piano. She was always supportive of Jack in his various ventures. She had remained a resident of Glenrock from 1945 until the time of her death.

She is survived by three sons, Bruce Dills of Lompoc, Calif., and Arnold Dills and Craig Dills both of Glenrock; three sisters, Helen Kelly of Schaller, Iowa, Anne Hobbs of Moville, Iowa, and Faith Willis of Sioux City; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, on Feb. 19, 1989; three brothers; and one sister.

Serving as pallbearers were Larry Halsey, Harold Schaff, Pete Rodolph, Dennis Voyzey, Rick Mezger, and Rick Rawdon.

A memorial to the American Heart Association or to the Feed the Children Fund, P.O. Box 36, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73101-0036 would be appreciated by the family.

The Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas was in charge of the arrangements.

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