Tina Sue Dillingham

February 11, 2024

Tina Sue Dillingham, 59, of Frankfort, passed away February 11, 2024 at IU Health Frankfort Hospital.  She was born on October 26, 1964 in Indianapolis to Troy and Sue (Jones) Perkins.  She married Thomas E. Dillingham on December 17, 1983 and he survives.

Tina was a 1984 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School and earned her Associates Degree in Medical Assisting from Ivy Tech.  She was Activities Director at Clinton House in Frankfort and had previously worked at Mallory Controls, Federal Mogul, Suncrest and Wesley Manor.  She attended New Life Assembly of God.  Above all, Tina loved helping other people.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed craft shows and festivals. She also enjoyed traveling and was looking forward to becoming a “snowbird”.

Memorial donations may be made in Tina’s honor to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830.

Visitation and Services

Friends may visit 4-7 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2024 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  A Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 17, 2024 at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Rossville Cemetery. 

Survived by:

Surviving along with her Husband: Tom are her Sons: Tommy (Erin) Dillingham of Rossville and Matt (Trista) Dillingham of Lafayette; Grandchildren: Dawson, Daxx, Damon, Brayden, Mason, and Benjamin; Siblings: Troy (Patricia) Perkins of Colfax and DeDe (Brice) Slavens of Boswell; along with her beloved dog: Pupples.  

Preceded by:

She was preceded death by her parents and sisters: Vicki Kinslow and Deborah Roberts.


Leave your Condolences

29 Condolences for “Tina Sue Dillingham”

  1. Pennie Wright February 13, 2024 at 5:35 pm

    I am going to miss seeing you; you are a beautiful soul who left way too soon. You have earned your wings sweet lady. Prayers to your family.

  2. Marilyn Bourne February 13, 2024 at 5:47 pm

    My condolences to the family. I was blessed to know Tina. I met her at Wesley Manor. She had a heart of gold and touched everyone she came in contact with. She loved her entire family. And always put them first before herself. Such a beautiful soul gone too soon.
    She is gone but never forgotten.
    Prayers of you all

  3. Beth Garrison February 13, 2024 at 5:57 pm

    So sorry for your loss Tom and children

  4. Stacie Oldham February 13, 2024 at 5:59 pm

    Sad to see this! Tina had a heart of gold and I always wished better for her. Thinking of her family today.

  5. Rebecca Alquezada February 13, 2024 at 6:00 pm

    Tina had a heart & soul like no other! She was always putting others before her own even though she had her own struggles. Her smile was beautiful and her laugh was infectious. Her soul is Free and no more pain she will have! Fly high girl and know your absence will definitely be felt!

  6. Danelle Pingleton February 13, 2024 at 6:21 pm

    Worked with Tina at Wesley Manor. She was loved by her residents and staff. She was one of the nicest, patient and loving people I have ever met. So sorry for your loss. I am sure her presence will be missed.

  7. Joyce Weida February 13, 2024 at 7:01 pm

    I am sorry to hear of Tina’s passing. She was a very caring and thoughtful person. She use to come in my store and I talked to her at Wesley Manor. My condolences to her family and friends

  8. Jenny Smith February 13, 2024 at 7:05 pm

    Rip Tina, I know Big Tom welcomed you into heaven with open arms. To all of your family, you will be in my thoughts and prayers in all the days to come. I know Tina really loved her family.

  9. Julia Mink February 13, 2024 at 8:37 pm

    Tina left an indelible mark wherever she went. She was kind and funny. She adored her family. Working with her residents came naturally to her. I’m sorry she’s gone. I’m sorry for the lives she still could’ve impacted. She was too young. Tina, rest in peace my friend. You did good. You were good. I won’t forget you. My life was better having known you.

  10. Linda Benge February 13, 2024 at 11:05 pm

    I saw your mom not too very long ago Tommy. We chatted, we hugged, we smiled and said we’d pray for one another. Thank You JESUS. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. I won’t make it to the services as I am in Arizona, but will be there in spirit.

  11. Kim Marcum February 13, 2024 at 11:33 pm

    I’m so very sorry to hear this shocking news. I worked with Tina at Mallory’s and she was funny and kind to everyone. She will be missed. Prayers to you and your family.

  12. Andrea Bullman February 14, 2024 at 3:33 am

    My sincerest condolences to Tina’s family. I hadn’t known Tina Long, met here while working at Wesley Manor. Always had a smile on her face. She will be missed.

  13. Cindy Downham February 14, 2024 at 7:23 am

    Oh my goodness, this breaks my heart. Love you my friend

  14. Erin Day February 14, 2024 at 7:34 am

    Tina was a dear friend and coworker. She was loved by many. My sincerest condolences. Rest easy, my friend.

  15. Theresa Goodnight February 14, 2024 at 9:31 am

    Tina ,
    You left an everlasting foot print here on earth,
    May the rewards in heaven give you enteral peace until we all meet again my friend.
    My Condolences to family and friends

  16. Joyce Phillips February 14, 2024 at 11:50 am

    I was shocked to see this today. I worked with Tina at Mallory’s for many years. She was always smiling, so jolly, her smile and laugh were contagious. Rest in Gods arms dear friend. Prayers for her family.

  17. Kim LeachWiles February 14, 2024 at 12:11 pm

    Tina and I worked together at Emerson, she I was such a kind soul, fly high Angel praying for you all

  18. Patty Brumbarger February 14, 2024 at 6:53 pm

    The news of Tina’s passing has saddened me and hit home. You will not be forgotten Tina dear. God took you to soon. Your were a light to brighten this world. I am so glad we chatted in Dec, I will miss your coming to my craft sales and visits. We have been acquaintances for many of years back to your working at Wesley Manor, always having a smile and kind words for everyone. Carry on my dear, you have brightened our lives on Earth, now go brighten those in Heaven. Watch over all your friends here on Earth. Until we meet again my friend. Condolences to the family Tina left behind.

  19. Jeffery lovett February 14, 2024 at 7:28 pm

    Tina you will surely be missed by your family and friends. You always made time for me and others without any complaints. You only showed love and friendship. Thank you for being my friend.

    Love in Christ Jesus.

    Jeff Lovett.

  20. Mindy Kallner Wallis February 14, 2024 at 7:52 pm

    So very sorry Tom. Sending prayers to you and your family.

  21. Michelle Anderson February 15, 2024 at 11:22 am

    It was an honor to have met you and your love and kindness will never be forgotten. I know you are with Jesus and this gives me comfort. See you again when Jesus is ready for me.

  22. Jessi Rector February 15, 2024 at 11:49 am

    I am so sorry to hear this I remember the days at Wesley Manor, she was the sweetest lady. My condolences to the family. RIP.

  23. Jody Dodd February 16, 2024 at 4:28 pm

    Thank you so very much for taking care of My Aunt Janie, My Ms. Daisy. You have such a beautiful soul and I could see, I know you loved everyone you took care of. My Ms. Daisy passed away 2/12/2024 . Please tell her I love her. Thank you so very much for being the loving, beautiful person you are

  24. Christine Barker February 16, 2024 at 6:38 pm

    You’ll be missed my friend. You had such an infectious beautiful smile and attitude. Fly with the angels.

  25. Rachel February 16, 2024 at 7:07 pm

    Tina, I enjoyed working with you at Mallory’s. You were always sharing your heart with everyone. Your smile was contagious. You were always telling us stories about the boys when they were growing up . RIP sweet lady

  26. Mark & June Palmer February 16, 2024 at 7:58 pm

    Tina had a heart of gold and was one of the sweetest people we have ever known. We had some great memories back in the 90’s in the old neighborhood. So very sorry she is gone…prayers and hugs.

  27. Paula February 17, 2024 at 8:42 am

    I remember your mom from when you kids went to school at Frankfort Christian Heritage with my kids, Bethany & Luke. She was always kind and always had a smile! We would run into each other throughout the years and always exchanged “hellos and how are you”. I am so very sorry for your loss! Prayers for your family.
    Paula Fausett

  28. Chris Guffy February 20, 2024 at 10:36 pm

    I am so sorry to learn of Tina’s passing. I worked with her at Suncrest and enjoyed her enthusiasm for helping children. She had a kind and caring spirit. Family was important to her and her face would light up when talking about her boys. Rest in Peace, Tina.

  29. Lynn Boyd February 22, 2024 at 10:11 pm

    Tina, I will miss you so much! You were one of the kindest people I have ever had the privilege of knowing. Love you so much my friend!

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