Monday, February 28th, 2011
Ruby "Polly" L. Pemberton Dillehay, 88, Fort Loramie, died Feb. 26, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Sept. 20, 1922, at Valley Creek, Tenn., to Henry and Irene Williams Pemberton. She married Earl Jennings Taylor, who is deceased. On May 2, 1986, she married John L. Dillehay, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Diane Roth, Celina, Barbara (Tom) Rogers, Rockford, and David (Kathy) Taylor, Rockford; a sister, Pearl Ruffner, Morriston, Tenn.; five in-laws, Peggy Pemberton, Port Richey, Fla., Louise Pemberton, Knoxville, Tenn., Jean (Ralph) Meyer, St. Henry, Joan (Steve) Heil, Dayton, and Patricia Dillehay, St. Paris; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are five brothers, Okel, Tom, Paul, Glen and Kenneth Pemberton; and a brother-in-law, James Dillehay.
She attended St. Michael Catholic Church in Fort Loramie and had been a member of St. Ann's Sodality. She was a 1941 graduate of Pruden High School of Pruden, Tenn. She was a homemaker.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad or a charity of the donor's choosing.
Condolences may be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.