Alveina Faye Dill, 84

Alveina Faye Dill, 84, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, peacefully passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at her residence surrounded by family.

Alveina was born August 18, 1933, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, the daughter of Wesley J. and Clara B. (Webb) Perry. On June 5, 1948, she married Bill G. Dill in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. Together they ran Dill Fish Market specializing in caviar. Alveina was a member of Gospel Kingdom Church.

Left to cherish Alveina’s memory are her children William G. Dill and his wife Debra of Keensburg, James R. Dill and his wife Brenda of Mt. Carmel, and foster daughter Rebecca Eads and husband Bobby of Mt. Carmel; great-granddaughter, that Alveina raised, Erica Paige Dill of Mt. Carmel; brother Charles “Sonny” Perry of DuQuoin, Illinois; five grandchildren; twenty one great-grandchildren; and, six great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husband Bill of 65 years, siblings Arvel, Leonard, Paul and Richard Perry, Juanita Grubb, Clara Alena Overline and Mary L. Campbell and grandson Robbie Dill.

Visitation for Alveina will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Gospel Kingdom Church, 1440 West Third Street. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor John Peach officiating. Burial service will immediately follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southeastern Illinois, 800 E. Locust Street, Olney, Illinois 62450. Envelopes will be available at the service or can be mailed to Short-Cunningham Funeral Homes, 527 N. Mulberry Street, Mt. Carmel, Illinois 62863.

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Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve the Dill family.

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