Ilean Stewart Dillard
Ilean Stewart Dillard was born on September 12, 1946 in Houston, Texas to the late Ezell and Maryland Stewart.
She attended HISD School System and graduated from Kashmere Gardens High School in 1963 where she was voted best dressed.
Ilean attended Texas Southern University where she received a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Health and Physical Education. She worked at Jackson Middle school where she taught health, science and physical education.
In 2001, Ilean retired after 30 years of service. Ilean was an outstanding educator. She spent 30 years of her life shaping and molding young lives.
Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family. She valued learning and often encouraged her grandchildren to learn all they could. Ilean loved her family unconditionally. When her health failed she lived with them until her death.
Ilean leaves to cherish her memories her beloved daughter Maryland and son-in-law David Jenkins, six grandchildren Justin, Donte, Yvette, Stephanie, Jaden, and Delvin and a host of family and friends.