Clarice ‘LaVergne’ Dillon

Funeral services for Clarice “LaVergne” Dillon, 84, Baldwin, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Baldwin. Burial will follow at the Washington Creek Cemetery in rural Douglas County.Mrs. Dillon died Saturday, May 27, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Jan. 31, 1922, in Lawrence, the daughter of Glenn and Opha Baker Flora. She attended Excelsior Grade School and graduated from Ottawa High School in 1940.She worked as a bookkeeper for Woolworth’s in Ottawa from 1940 to 1946. In 1962 she went to work for the Sale Barn Restaurant in Ottawa and became owner and operator from 1971 until 1981, when she retired. She also was a homemaker.She married Elvin E. Dillon on Dec. 18, 1945, in rural Baldwin. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Tom Dillon, Baldwin, and Dallas Dillon, Modesto, Calif.; and three grandchildren.