Obituary: Charlotte Lee-Anna (Julian) Dillon
Charlotte Lee-Anna Dillon (Julian) passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012, surrounded by loved ones at Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Charlotte was born in Oxford, Ark. Aug. 31, 1935 to Mary (Butler) and Boyce Julian. Her family moved to Peshastin, Wash., in 1937, then Cashmere during WWII. In 1946 her father returned home from the war and they moved near Carlton where she met William “Bill” Dillon. He and his brother, George, would come play music with her father. They wed on Jan. 31, 1954 in Winthrop and remained residents of the valley for many years, until moving to Omak in 2006.
Many of her days were spent gardening, reading, baking, and always loving.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband; mother; father; daughter, Sandra; beloved sister-in-law, Elaine; nephew, Rick; and grandson, Matthew Dillon.
She is survived by her brothers, Richard of Spokane, Carl “Ed” Julian (Pamela) of Burlington, Claude “Mitch” of Omak, and Paul “Mike” of Rochester; son, Roger Dillon (Evelyn) of Caldwell, Idaho/Hanford, Calif.; granddaughter, Staci Brown (Will) of Spokane; grandsons, Adam Dillon (Nicky) of Caldwell, and Matthew Yoakum (Felicia) of Winthrop; as well as many nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held Sunday, June 24, at Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel, 2547 Elmway, Okanogan, WA. Please call 509-422-3333 for further information.