Diffie Loses Grandmother

Joe Diffie has canceled appearances this weekend after the death Wednesday of his maternal grandmother, Margaret Dillon, in Duncan, Okla. Diffie is handling funeral arrangements. He was scheduled Thursday (Nov. 15) to be with the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, and on Saturday (Nov. 17) he was to ride the “Santa Special” charity train through parts of Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee. Mrs. Dillon, 81, had a recent history of heart problems and succumbed to a severe stroke. 11/15/01