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Dorothy Abbott Dilday

April 27, 1926 - April 28, 2017

Obituary


Dorothy Abbott "Mrs. D" Dilday, 91 of Prattville, Alabama passed away Friday April 28, 2017. Graveside funeral services with military honors will be held at 2:00 PM Friday May 19 at the Alabama National Cemetery at Montevallo, Alabama.
Mrs. Dilday was born on April 22, 1926 in Gainesville, Florida to the late John Abbott and Dorothy Tate Abbott. She earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War serving as nurse lieutenant. She continued to use her nursing skills and eventually retired as a...

Dorothy Abbott "Mrs. D" Dilday, 91 of Prattville, Alabama passed away Friday April 28, 2017. Graveside funeral services with military honors will be held at 2:00 PM Friday May 19 at the Alabama National Cemetery at Montevallo, Alabama.
Mrs. Dilday was born on April 22, 1926 in Gainesville, Florida to the late John Abbott and Dorothy Tate Abbott. She earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War serving as nurse lieutenant. She continued to use her nursing skills and eventually retired as a social case specialist with the State of Alabama. Mrs. Dilday loved animals, Big Band music and was an avid Alabama football fan.
She embraced life and worked tirelessly on humanitarian causes after personally meeting Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr.
She is survived by her longtime caregivers Terrill and Karen Spencer and several other relatives and close friends.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made the Wounded Warrior Project.