Magnolia Dillard Nelson, “Sister,” 67, of Kankakee, passed away Oct. 1, 2019, at her home, as a result of natural causes.
She was born July 4, 1952, in Columbus, Miss., the daughter of Charlie Weaver and Magnolia Dillard. Magnolia was married to Dwayne Nelson.
Magnolia was a mental health technician. Surviving are her husband, Dwayne Nelson; sons, Jamaal and Reno Dillard, both of Kankakee.
Preceding her in death were brothers, Bobby and Reno Dillard; sister, Betty Mae Powell; son, Lorenzo Dillard; and daughter, Leslie Charolette Dillard.
A gathering of family and friends will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, at Jones Funeral Home in Kankakee.
Please light a candle at jonesfuneralhome.com.