Bernard Dills, Jr., age 79, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017, at his residence in Monticello. He was born and raised in Franklin, North Carolina. His parents were the late Bernard Dills, Sr. and Myrtle Tallent Dills.
Mr. Dills was a member of the Watauga Baptist Church in Franklin, North Carolina. He moved to Monticello in 1960. Bernard Dills served in the U. S. Navy. He loved to hunt, fish and spend time with his family.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jackie Glenn Dills; brothers, Gary Dills, Lewis Dills and Wallace Tallent; and sisters, Leota Williams and Dottie Scott.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Judy Williamson Dills of Monticello; daughter, JaLita Suttles of Monticello; son, Steven Dills of Monticello; grandchildren, Brittney Suttles, Jacqueline Suttles, Chassidy Pendergrass and Chasen Pendergrass; great grandchildren, Jace Campbell, and Saydey Allen; and sisters,
Nita Tippett of Virginia and Bell Gibson
of Franklin, North Carolina. He was ...