Karen Kay Dillard, age 67 of Bradenton, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Consulate Health Care of Sarasota.

Karen was born on April 25, 1953 in Jefferson, North Carolina to Clifton Clay Dillard and Doris Ann Trivette Dillard.

Karen is survived by her parents, Clifton and Doris Dillard of Jefferson; one son, Shane Thomas Elliott and wife, Kelly of Jefferson; three brothers, Walter Dillard, Randal Dillard, Robert Dillard all of Jefferson; two sisters, Wanda Dillard of Jefferson, Sandra Dillard of Wilkesboro; one granddaughter, Katie Shayne Elliott of Jefferson; several nieces and nephews also survive.

A private memorial service will be held at the son’s residence.

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