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Edna P. (Clayton) Dallas

February 23, 1932 ~ August 8, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary

     Edna P. Dallas,90, of Anna, passed away on August 8th at her home.She was born on February 23, 1932 in Johnston City, the daughter of Loren and Freida Clayton. She married Floyd Dallas on April 8,1952 in Jonesboro. 

     Edna is survived by her husband of 70 years, Floyd Dallas of Anna; children Mel (Gail) Dallas of Indianapolis, Indiana; Carter Dallas of Anna; Gwen (J.D.) Tripp of Anna; grandchildren,  Brandy (Patrick) Leary of Overland Park, Kansas; Clark Dallas of Austin, Texas; Britton Dallas of Lockport, Illinois;  Alyssa (Chris) Solomon of Cobden, Jaryt Tripp, of Brooklyn, New York; great grandchildren, Morgan (Matt) Bodnar, Jack, Ryan, & Amanda Leary; cherished friend Mary Lou Wright, other special relatives, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Loren Clayton Jr.; sister, Alberta Stephens; and dear friend, Gene Wright.

     Edna was an active and faithful member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro for 69 years. She loved the Lord with all her heart. Edna was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her family was blessed by the wonderful Christian life she lived. She loved, and prayed for, her family fiercely. Her words, “love and prayers”, were written on every card she and Papa ever sent.

     Edna worked as a bookkeeper for her husband Floyd in the business he owned, Whitney Accounting, for many years. 

     Edna loved gathering with her family and cooking huge, delicious Sunday dinners as well as holiday feasts with several scrumptious desserts. She was a beloved mama to her grandchildren and great grandchildren; tirelessly supporting and cheering for them in all their endeavors. She also enjoyed reading and spending time with her church family.

     Funeral services for Edna Dallas will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Pastor Perry Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Anna Cemetery. Friends may gather from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour at 1:00 p.m. at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. 

     Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Her family expressed sincere gratitude to the wonderful staff of Hospice for the excellent care they provided to their precious wife, mother, and mama during her illness.

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Services

Funeral Service
Thursday
August 11, 2022

1:00 PM
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home Anna
301 West Spring Street
Anna, IL 62906

Interment
Thursday
August 11, 2022

2:00 PM
Anna Cemetery
Davie Street
Anna, IL 62906

Visitation
Thursday
August 11, 2022

11:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home Anna
301 West Spring Street
Anna, IL 62906

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