Olivia Cantu Dillow, 38, of Bridge City, passed away July 4, at her home surrounded by her family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM, Friday, July 8, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Father Jim McClintock of St. Mary Catholic Church in Fannett. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00-9:00 PM, with a Rosary at 7:00 PM, Thursday, July 7, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Born in Beaumont, July 17, 1977, she was the daughter of Juan Cantu and Terri Stroud (Westfield). Olivia was a devoted wife and mother. Julian and Grace were the center of her life. She enjoyed attending all of their extracurricular activities. She was very involved in youth ministry and was the director of religious educations at St. Henry Catholic Church. She loved being a mother and the “favorite aunt.” She loved to travel and celebrate the holidays. Everyone she knew considered her their best friend. She made everyone feel special and she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her husband Tyson Dillow; children, Julian Dillow and Grace Dillow; parents, Juan and Gabe Cantu and Terry and Robert Stroud; grandmother, Kay Stroud; brothers, Aaron and Amelia Cantu, Michael and Allison Cantu, Andrew Stroud and Ryan Stroud and her sisters, Kathryn Stroud and Lindsey Stroud.
Serving as pallbearers will be David Solis, Jr., Randall Solis, Derrick Cantu, Bobby Cantu, Phillip Dillow and Danny Breaux.