Mrs. Christine “Tina” Dillingham, age 78 years old, of Pearson, Ga. passed away Sunday, January 29, 2023, at her home in Pearson, Ga. following an extended illness. She was born in Willacoochee, Ga. on July 4, 1944, daughter of Clem and Edna Bennett Paulk. Mrs. Tina made her home on the Kirkland Pond where she, along with her husband, took great pride in raising and providing for their family. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, taking care of her flowers, animals and dancing, but her favorite times were those spent with family, especially her grandchildren. Mrs. Tina attended Beulah Church and was preceded in death, along with her parents, by her husband, Quinton Dillingham, and 3 brothers: T.L. Paulk, Bill Paulk, and I.D. Paulk.
2 Sons: Neil Dillingham and wife Cindy of Willacoochee, Ga.
Reid Dillingham and wife Missy of Willacoochee, Ga.
Brother: Sonny Paulk and wife Anita of Valdosta, Ga.
Sister: Lyvonne Boyd and husband Huey of Douglas, Ga.
5 Grandchildren, 4 Great-Grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.
Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Dillingham were held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 2:00 P.M. at Willacoochee City Cemetery with Rev. Edward Mathews and Rev. Harold Dillingham officiating. Special musical selections included, “Scars in Heaven” and “Amazing Grace”, rendered by cd. The interment followed in the Willacoochee City Cemetery.
Relihan Funeral Home of Pearson, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.