Patricia Ann Dillon, 74, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 13, 2019, in Port Arthur, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will take place at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Collinsville Cemetery in Collinsville, Texas.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, Texas, on July 10, 1944, she was the daughter of J.T. Ford and Annie Ophelia McGuire Ford. Patricia spent many years working as a cook for the Grand Prairie School District. She enjoyed listening to her grandson sing and spending time with her family. She was a wonderful mother and helped raise her grandchildren as if they were her own. Patricia loved her family dearly and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Annie Ford; loving husband, Dan Garland Dillon; and her brother, Keith Wayne Ford.
She is survived by her father, J.T. Ford; sons, Rodney Dillon and wife Tammy Dillon, of Sanger, Sam Allen Dillon and husband John Ward, of Orange, and Alex Pollard Dillon, of Gainesville; grandchildren, Patti Reed, Daniel Dillon, Justin Dillon, Jordan Dillon, Jade Lynn, Alex Jr., Peyton, Madison, Devin, and Seth; great-grandchildren, Jackson Allen Dillon, Abel Daniel Dillon, Elena Chanel Dillon, Deacon Orion Dillon, Luke Harvey Reed, Sadie Belle Reed, Calvin Walker Reed, Ryker Thomas Dillon, Jack Zane Dillon, and Cooper Lee Dillon; and siblings, Robert Ford, Grady Ford, Larry Ford, Gerald Ford, Glenda Ford McClelland, and Nell Meurer, all of the Orange area.
Serving as pallbearers will be Justin Dillon, Daniel Dillon, Brad Ford, Neil Ford, Wesley McClelland, and Jeremy Ford.