Harriet Dillman, 82

Harriet Viola Dillman, 82, Twelve Mile, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7,  at her residence.

Born Aug. 17, 1930 in Miami County, she was the daughter of Lawrence E. and Mary Mann Burch. On Aug. 8, 1948 at the home of Carl and Esther Dillman, she was married to Marvin L. Dillman, and he survives.

Harriet was an active member of the Corinth Brethren Church.  Harriet was a hard working farm wife and homemaker, known for her patience and caring personality.  She enjoyed gardening, canning, reading, and more than anything, she loved spending time with her family. 

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Cathy S. Gunter and husband David, Logansport; and Terry Marvin Dillman and wife Patty, Twelve Mile; her grandchildren, Ronica Holt and husband David, Logansport; John Gunter and wife Kesia, Twelve Mile; Benjamin Gunter and wife Brittany Logansport; Andrea Baker and husband Daniel, Lucerne; Justin Dillman, Lexington, KY; Whitney Dillman, Kokomo, four step-grandchildren, Melissa Derflinger, Lafayette; Crystal Wenzler, Winamac; Scott Carter, Kokomo; and Kristen Carter, Logansport; great grandchildren, Abby, Sarah, Hannah, and Emily Holt; Jasmin, Ean, and Eli Gunter; Ethan and Cohen Baker; and Preston Gunter; step great-grandchildren, Gracie and Brodie Wenzler, and Tyler and Colton Derflinger; three sisters, Mahila Cox and husband Raleigh, Rushville; Mary Jane Branson and husband Maurice, Shelbyville; Cecelia  Finley, New Albany; one brother, Frank Burch and wife Jeanie, Shelbyville; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, one son, Steven A. Dillman, two brothers, Jim and Toby Burch, and one sister, Mary Frances Burch, preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on  Monday, Aug. 12, at Corinth Brethren Church, Twelve Mile with Pastor Ben Pippen, Pastor Paul Reeder, and Pastor Mike Thompson officiating.  Burial will follow in Corinth Cemetery.

Visistation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at McClain Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International, Corinth Brethren Church, Twelve Mile First Responders, or a charity of your choice.

Posted on 2013 Aug 08