Lillian D. Grogan

November 3, 2019

CHARLOTTE – Lillian Dilschmann Grogan, 103, died November 3, 2019 in Reidsville, NC.  Lillian was born on August 5, 1916 in Brooklyn, NY to Amanda Naumann Dilschmann and Robert Oswald Dilschmann.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward B. Grogan, a brother, Robert O. Dilschmann and a granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Garges.

A long-time resident of Charlotte, Lillian was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She played golf and bridge and was a fabulous seamstress and knitter.  Lillian was a member of the Providence Optimist Club and Providence United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her two loving daughters, Judith G. Roberts and her husband, John of Reidsville, NC and Virginia G. Fowler and her husband, William of Charlotte.  In addition to her many friends, Lillian is survived by her grandchildren, Amy Smith, Bradley Edwards, Robert Edwards, Brian Garges, Amy Johnson and Kelly Lamb, fourteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in the chapel of Providence United Methodist Church.  Interment will follow in Sharon Memorial Park.

Special thanks to Leslie Chilton and her staff at Chilton Family Care Home in Reidsville, NC for their loving and dedicated care of Lillian.

Memorials can be made to the Reyes Syndrome Foundation, Providence United Methodist Church or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth W. Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204; (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at


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  • Candace burns Susco

    Heartfelt sympathy to Judy and family. What a long life. Remember you from Brevard very fondly and will keep you and your family in my prayers. Lovingly, Candy