Elner J. Dildy, age 75, passed away at home on February 23, 2014. Born in Johnston County on August 11, 1938, she was the daughter of the late William Franklin Jones and Nettie Worley Jones. Mrs. Dildy was predeceased by the only love of her life, John B. Dildy; plus three brothers and three sisters.
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For over 35+ years Mrs. Dildy was a beloved childcare provider for dozens of children. Many of her "children" were second generation!
A loving and compassionate mother and grandmother who loved all unconditionally, she leaves behind two daughters, Darlene D. Pellum and Kay D. Denton; three sons, Johnny Lynn Dildy, Edgar Dale Dildy and William Earl Dildy; sister, Billie Jean Allen; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; special sister-in-law, Olga Strickland; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends and relatives 6:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home. A service to remember Mrs. Dildy will be at 11:00am Wednesday morning at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Wilson with Rev. Timothy Mather officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.
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1130 N. Winstead Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Feb. 25, 2014