Mary Lou Dilday

November 29, 1931 - December 11, 2016

11/29/1931 - 12/11/2016

Past Services

Tuesday December 13, 2016
2:00 pm
Ahoskie Cemetery
First Street
Ahoskie, NC 27910
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The Rev. Mike William be officiating the service. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.

AHOSKIE, NC – Mary Lou Dilday, 85, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at her home in Ahoskie.

Mary Lou was a loving daughter, sister, and aunt.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Eva Dilday; and her brother, L. Marion Dilday.

She is survived by her best friend and sister, Thelma Earley Dilday of Ahoskie; her special cousin, Tommy Dilday and wife Linda of Ahoskie; and her nieces, Susan Smith and husband Harold of Belhaven, Lynn Ross and husband Buddy of Bath, Donna Shealy and husband Jerry of Charleston, SC, Ellen Allen and husband Walt of Belhaven, and Marian Keech of Belhaven.

The family wishes to offer heartfelt thanks to all of Mary Lou’s caregivers for the kindness and love they showed.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Ahoskie Cemetery.  The Reverend Mike Williams will be presiding.

The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.  Other times the family will be at 104 Slaughter Road in Ahoskie.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Dilday family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Sheryl Earley Jager
6 years ago

Such a sweet lady and cousin. My Daddy always had fond stories to tell of growing up with Mary Lou and Thelma. The boys and I will greatly miss our visits and singing concerts.

crystal Lee
6 years ago

Going to miss seeing your sweet face. You will be greatly missed. So glad me and Brittany got the chance to work with you. Love you Ms Mary Lou

Angie Dilday Hobbs
6 years ago

RIP MY SWEET ANGEL Mary Lou! !!! Im gonna miss you but i know you’re in a better place now no more pain. .I love you

Angie Dilday Hobbs
6 years ago

To many memories to post. Im sure gonna miss you love you and rest now my sweet angel. ..RIP