Martha M. Dillow

Martha M. Dillow, 83, of Dongola, died at 6:22 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born on Aug. 29, 1933, in Jonesboro, the daughter of Ernest E. and Ruby Marie Jenkins Ury.

She married Ronald Dillow on July 27, 1954, at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Dongola.

She is survived by her husband; daughters Melissa (Tod) Bound of Dongola and Rhonda (Kenny) Bramlett of Cape Girardeau; four grandchildren, Nick (Erica) Bound, Taylor (Zach) Fenton, Kegan and Kiersten Bramlett; a great-grandchild, Brody Fenton; a brother, Ron Ury of Jonesboro; four nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. She worked as a pharmacy technician. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Funeral services for Mrs. Dillow were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Dongola, with Pastor Tim Heinecke officiating. Interment was in the St. John’s Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church or to the St. John’s Cemetery.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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