Martha Campbell (Smith) Dillender

Monday 13th of June 1932 - Saturday 26th of December 2020

Martha Campbell (Smith) Dillender

Martha Campbell (Smith) Dillender of Lexington, Kentucky, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at age 88. 


Martha was born in Lexington on June 13, 1932 to the late John Wesley Smith and Elizabeth Bell Saylor. She graduated from Lafayette High School in 1941 and worked as a bookkeeper and a wonderful homemaker until retirement.  


She is survived by her husband, Earl “Tony” Dillender and her only son, Stuart Dillender (Deanna) and grandchildren Jack and Katie, all of Lexington.  She is survived by her brother Lonnie (Kathy) Saylor of Phoenix, Arizona and was preceded in death by her brother Stanley Smith of Houston, Texas. 


A graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 9 at 11am at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens, in the chapel.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farms, 1841 Paynes Depot Rd., Georgetown, KY 40324 or on their website at  

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Charlotte Allison


Dear family, So sorry for your loss. I was so fond of Martha. She will be truly missed. You are in my prayers Lovingly, Charlotte Allison

2 weeks ago