Lucille Hancock Dilday

Published 4:48 pm Monday, January 2, 2012

COURTLAND-Lucille Hancock Dilday, 98, widow of Cedric Howard Dilday, passed away peacefully Friday morning, December 30, 2011 in Knoxville, TN.
A native of Sedley, and former resident of Suffolk, she was a daughter of the late Robert Lafayette Hancock, Jr. and Mary Ernie Johnson Hancock and was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert L. Hancock, III, Harry Lee Hancock and Garth Stuart Hancock.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Cedric Howard Dilday, Jr. of Rome, Italy, Mary Lou “Kitty” Corbett of Johnston, SC and Roberta Galante of Knoxville, TN; two grandchildren, Michael Galante and Nicole Galante, her sister, Jackie Hancock Shearin of Courtland, VA and a host of nieces and nephews.
Lucille’s funeral will be held on her 99th birthday at 11 am Thursday, January 5, 2012 at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin with Rev. Randy Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Courtland. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, January 4th from 7 to 8:30 pm and at other times at the home of Jackie Shearin, 23498 Jerusalem Rd., Courtland. Memorials may be made to Courtland Baptist Church, P.O. Box 148, Courtland, VA 23866.