Thelma Earley Dilday

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Thelma was born on July 17, 2017 and passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017.

Thelma was a resident of Ahoskie, North Carolina at the time of passing.

She was a graduate of East Carolina Teachers College, and taught Home Economics for 35 years at B. F. Grady and later East Duplin High School in Duplin County.

A graveside celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at 2:00 pm at the Ahoskie Cemetery, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Jim Skipper, officiating. 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

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to the Baptist Children's Home, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC, 27360, or you may donate online by The family wishes to offer heartfelt thanks to all Miss Thelma's caregivers, including Cora Smith, Mary Ayers, Minnie Shearin, and Barbara Jatko, and all the caring nurses at Vidant Home Health and Hospice.