Dillards mark 50th anniversary

    Charles “Chuck” and Judy Dillard of 1137 S. East St. observed their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 4.
    They were married April 4, 1965 at Grace Lutheran Church in Virginia.
    Mrs. Dillard is the daughter of Delores Reichert and the late Alvin “Barney” Reichert of Virginia. Mr. Dillard is the son of Alvina “June” Bateman of Virginia and the late Charles Dillard of Aurora.
    The Dillards have been blessed with three children, Thomas (wife, Jill) and Torrilee (husband, Kevin) Tarrillion of Jacksonville and Joseph (wife, Lesley) of Chapin. There are seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Mrs. Dillard was a registered nurse, and Mr. Dillard was a patrolman with the Jacksonville Police Department for 20 years prior to running the Jacksonville DQ for 23 years. Mr. Dillard currently drives for School District 117, and Mrs. Dillard helps with their grandchildren.
    They celebrated their anniversary with family.

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