Stormy Dai Dilley, age 53, of St. Elmo, passed away at 7:23 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m. at the St. Elmo Christian Church in St. Elmo. Visitation took place from 9 a.m. until the start of the service. She was laid to rest with her son in Neoga.
Stormy was born May 6, 1965 in Chicago, the daughter of William and Darlene (Tyner) Ferris. Stormy married Mark Neil Dilley on Dec. 24, 1991, in Trilla, Illinois. She was the owner and operator of Stormy’s Custom Signs and Designs, a graphic designer, a crafter, and also took care of the North End rabbits. She was member of the St. Elmo City Council and the St. Elmo Historical Society. Stormy continued her giving ways through organ donation.
Stormy is survived by her husband, Mark Dilley of St. Elmo; two daughters, Tracy Evans (husband Gerald) of Vandalia, and Carrie Summers (husband Brice) of Vandalia; her mother, Darlene Tyner of Lerna; one brother, Krag Ferris (wife Linda) of Lerna; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Stormy was preceded in death by her son, Jason Bradley Knight; father, William Ferris; brother, Wendell “Butch” Tyner; and her grandmother.