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August 29, 1964 ~ September 17, 2023 (age 59) 59 Years Old


Lorie Ann Dillard, 59, of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away at her home on Sunday, September 17, 2023.  She was born and lived in Dayton until 2003 when she moved to Rockwood, Tennessee.    

She was a best friend, loving mother, and grandmother.  Lorie never met a stranger. 

Lorie is preceded in death by her father, Elisha Dillard and daughter, Brandy Nichole Burns.

She is survived by her life partner of 29 years, Phillip Creasman of Rockwood, TN; mother, Bonnie L. Allan, of Dayton, TN; one daughter, Heather (Jacoby) Ward of Dayton, TN; one sister, Jeanette Dillard of Evensville, TN; three brothers, Tommy Lee Dillard, Larry Wayne Dillard, and Richard Allen Dillard, all of Dayton, TN; four grandchildren, Kayla Ward, Cheyenne Burns, Stephen Burns, III, and Joe Burns; two great grandchildren, Elijah Michaels and Emmit Ward; as well as several nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at 3 PM in the Chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Brother George Morgan officiating.  Interment will follow at Cranmore Cove Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until the time of service on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

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September 20, 2023

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home Inc
1670 Market Street
Dayton, TN 37321

Funeral Service
September 20, 2023

3:00 PM
Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home Inc
1670 Market Street
Dayton, TN 37321


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