Dorothy Dill

GASTONIA - Dorothy Hughes Dill, 88, passed away peacefully under hospice care at Caromont Regional Medical Center July 26,

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was born Dorothy Nell Hughes, the youngest of twelve children, on Sept. 15, 1924, in Greenville, SC to the late Barnett L. and Mallie Erskine Hughes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-four years, Leonard M. Dill and her eleven siblings.

Survivors include her son, David L. Dill and wife Diana of Rock Hill; granddaughters, Leslie Dill Robinson and husband Phillip of Mint Hill, Amy Dill Bazow and husband Mike of Gastonia; grandsons, Matthew Hutches and Jason Hutches of Rock Hill, SC, and several nieces and neph-ews.

A celebration of life service will be private.

Inurnment will be private at Gaston Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made in Mrs. Dill's memory to the Hospice of the donor's choice.

Condolence messages may be sent online at

McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mrs. Dill.

Funeral Home

McLean Funeral Directors
700 South New Hope Road Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 865-3451

Published in Gaston Gazette on July 28, 2013