Ona L. Dame, 88, of Atchison KS died on Thursday, Dec. 5th, 2019 at the Atchison Senior Village.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, Dec. 12th, 2019 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Lucas officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 11th, 2019 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Faith Bible Fellowship Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Remembrances and condolences may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Ona was born on Jan. 25th, 1931 in Atchison KS the daughter of Jesse and Grace (Hurst) Gilliland. She graduated from Atchison High School in 1949. Ona worked as a teacher for the Oak Grove School, Doniphan County, KS from 1948-1951. She later worked in the cafeteria for the USD # 409 from 1981-1996. She was a member of the Faith Bible Fellowship and the Atchison Area Retired School Personnel. Ona enjoyed reading, cross-stitch, quilting, and baking pies for her family and grandchildren.
She was married to Raymond E. Dame on Sept. 22, 1950 at Carol Baptist Church. Mr. Dame preceded her in death on July 17, 2003. Survivors include three sons, Dennis R. Dame, James E. Dame, and Daryl M. Dame all of Atchison KS, a daughter Sherry A. Baker, Kansas City, MO, two brothers Tom Gilliland, Atchison KS and Richard Gilliland, Leavenworth, KS, twelve grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren. Her parents, a brother, Jack Gilliland, two sisters, Bonnie Middleton and Una Willis, and one great grandchild also preceded her in death.