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Ms. Rhoda Christine Dills, also known lovingly by many as "Aunt Cricket" age 82 of Rose Hill, NC died Saturday, November 8, 2004 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville, NC.

She was a native of Oconee County, SC. She was born on June 9, 1932 in Salem, SC and was the daughter of the late Erbie and Corrie Dills Bennett. After graduating from Tamassee-Salem DAR High School, she went on to Berea College in Berea, KY where she majored in nursing. After finishing nursing school, she moved to Cincinnati, OH and took a job with the University of Cincinnati where she worked and taught nursing for 45 years.

She is survived by a brother, Claude Junior Dills of Salem, SC, a niece, Teresa Ann Mayfield and husband Larry of Easley, SC, a niece, Sylvia Johnson and husband Dwight and daughter Casey of Rose Hill, NC, a nephew, Ray McCurry and wife Wanda of West Union, SC, Richard Dills of Salem, SC and Terry Dills of Salem, SC, also several other nieces and nephews, and several great nieces and great nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Hazel McCurry Loudermilk and a great nephew, Gordon Shane Mayfield.

There will be a visitation service held at Padgett Funeral Home, 401 West Main Street, Wallace, NC on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 12 at 11:00 a.m. at Falls Creek Baptist Church in Salem, SC. Burial will follow at Falls Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

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A service of Padgett Funeral Home, Wallace, NC.