Olen Dills, 73, a resident of Old Fort, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Lola Green Dills; father, Willie Dills: brothers: Robert, Charlie, Edward and Wilburn Dills; and sisters: Dorothy Cates, Lois Green, Minnie Hawkins and Willie Green Watson.
He was a member of Ball Play Baptist Church and was a well-known gospel piano player.
He is survived by his wife, Jo Dills; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Thomas Young; son, Gregory Dills; and daughters-in-law: Debbie Watson and Susan Ledford Dills; son, Gary Dills and daughter-in-law, Christy Dills; stepson, Billy Henley; grandsons: Heath Griffith, Dustin Dills and Bryan Dills; granddaughters: Kisha Dills and Nora Henley; sister and brother-in-law, Essie and Kenneth Day; and several loved nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Wildwood Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Home with the Revs. Herbert Fansler and Jerry Campbell officiating.
The family will have a private interment in the Ball Play Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.
The family would like everyone to know that their thoughts and prayers would be greatly appreciated during this difficult time.
We encourage you to share your memories and or condolences with the family by going to www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.