Sherry Louise Dillard


Sherry Louise Dillard, 75, of Fayetteville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Springdale.  

She was born Oct. 15, 1946, in Japton, Ark., to Claud and Leola Bayley Edens.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Claud and Leola Edens; and two brothers, James Douglas Edens and Harold Daniel Edens.

Sherry was a member of Sonora Baptist Church. She helped start and retired from The Bank of Fayetteville.  Sherry enjoyed sewing and volunteering at church.

She is survived by her husband, James Dillard of Fayetteville; two sons, Brandon Dillard and wife, Gina, of Lowell and Ray Hobbs and wife, Maura, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; a daughter, Sheila Elkins of Little Rock; a sister, Carol Watkins and husband, Loy, of Witter;  and seven grandchildren, Zachery and Dusty Elkins, Jaxson and Allyson Dillard, and Marshall, Garrett and Maren Hobbs.

Sherry was a loving mother and a friend to all.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at Beard’s Chapel. Rev. Danny Williams officiated.  

Interment followed in Oakland Cemetery.

Services were entrusted to Beards Funeral Chapel. 

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