The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


March 29, 2014

Helen Dilley

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Helen S. Dilley, 88, Springfield, Mo., formerly of Carthage, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Cox South Medical Center, Springfield.

Helen Snow was born Oct. 21, 1925, in Lawrence County, Mo.; the daughter of the late Francis Marion Snow and Neva Frances Langston. She attended public schools in Mount Vernon, Mo., was a 1943 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and attended Draughon's Business College.

Helen married Lloyd C. Dilley on Dec. 13, 1945; he preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 1994.

She was a Vice-President for United Missouri Bank of Carthage, serving as a loan officer; was a member of the Carthage Soroptimist Club; and a member of the Wesleyan United Methodist Church, Springfield.

Survivors include two daughters, Robyn N. Brous, husband, James and Marion Lee House, husband, James, both of Springfield; three grandchildren, Kristi Berg, husband, Chris, Steve Brous, wife, Sherry, both of Springfield, and Joseph House, wife, Lysette, Silver Spring, Md.; and five great-grandchildren, Brent Stiles, Reagan (Jacob) Minor, Jacob Brous, Noah Brous and Grace Brous. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Lloyd.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, March 31, at Knell Mortuary, Carthage. Private graveside services will follow in Park Cemetery, Carthage.

Memorial gifts are suggested to the Carthage Soroptimist Scholarship Fund.

Online condolences may be expressed through

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary, Carthage.

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