March 30, 1929- February 4, 2021
“I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me and let us exalt his name together”. – Psalm 34
The Dillon, Dennis, Clarke, Reeves and Diggs Families regret to announce the passing of their mother, grandmother, aunt, sibling, cousin, and friend, Ms. Charlesetta Geneva Dillon. Affectionately called Tia, Titi Child, Charlese and Charley by those that loved her.
She was born to the union of the late Mr. David Wellington Dillon Sr., a Liberian Attorney and Mrs. Jessina Clarke Dillon on March 30, 1929.
This sad event occurred at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland on February 4th, 2021. She is predeceased by her father: Mr. David Wellington Dillon Sr. Mother: Mrs. Jessina Clarke Dillon. Son: James Cooper aka Boy Blue. One sister: Ruth Dillon. Three brothers: Edmund Dillon aka Boy Dillon, David Dillon Jr. aka David boy, and Lance Dillon. One niece: Wilhelmina Dillon. Sister-in-Law: Caroline Dillon
She leaves to mourn her loss, celebrate her life, and cherish her memories, two (2) sons: Hewitt Dennis (Joyce Wallace-Dennis) and Prince Dennis. Grandchildren: Iman Dennis, Kulah Dennis and Jubile Dennis. One sister: Ann Bright (Rameses Bright). Nieces: Olabise Williams, Renee Forbes, Sondia Bright, Kiya Dillon, Jacqueline Dillon, Amanda Dillon, and Charlesetta Dillon. Nephews: Wellington Dillon, Mozart Dennis, Cyril Bright, Lance Dillon Jr, Zangar Dillon, Nestella Dillon, Otis Dillon, and Danbor Dillon. Sister-in-Laws: Ruth Dillon and Florence Dillon. Eldest first cousins: Ethel Bernard and Cecilia Massaqoui along with many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends in America and Liberia.
Due to the pandemic, attendance for the funeral is restricted to family and close friends.
CDC GUIDELINES WILL BE FULLY OBSERVED.
Thursday February 25th, 2021
Canaan Baptist Church
1600 Newton St NW
Washington, DC 20010
Viewing 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Services 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
All Souls Cemetery
11401 Brink Rd
Germantown, MD 20876
There will be no repast.
Services will be livestreamed via Zoom:
Join Zoom Meeting (copy and paste link below):
Meeting ID: 867 8605 0344
Hewitt Dennis (son) – (240) 678-2538
Prince Dennis (son) – (443) 616-9512
Joyce Wallace-Dennis (daughter in law) – (301) 830-0509
Beatrice Perry (cousin) – (240) 355-6371
Iman Dennis (granddaughter)- (240) 812-2037