CARBONDALE -- Colleen May Dillard, 93, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Carbondale.
Colleen was born May 17, 1927, on a farm near Walt Hill, Nebraska, to Asher Fantley Dillard and Edna Rachel Dillard (Hughson).
Colleen's teaching career started in a one-room schoolhouse during World War II and took her to Saudi Arabia; Rochester, Minnesota; and Apple Valley, Minnesota; where she taught for 24 years at Southview Elementary School.
She is survived by her son, David, and his wife; two beautiful grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Colleen will be remembered as a loving mother, teacher, devoted Christian Scientist, an accomplished amateur artist and musician, and world traveler.
Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale assisted the family with arrangements.
To leave a memory or story of Colleen, visit www.meredithfh.com.