Obits: Helen E. Mack Dalton

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 12, 2014

Helen E. Mack Dalton

Mrs. Helen E. Mack Dalton died on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. 

She was born in on March 12, 1930, daughter of the late Richard David Mack and Flora Scott Mack. She grew up in Davie County and graduated from Davie County Training School in 1947. She did domestic work at various places, including Davie County Hospital. She retired from Davie County Home Health as a home health aide. She was a member of Rose Demall Chapter 531 Order of the Eastern Star, where she was a past Worthy Matron. She was a member of Mt. Zion Holiness Church in Mocksville. In 1949 she married Charles Nathaniel Dalton. To this union seven children were born. She enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles, and cooking. She enjoyed time with family, especially her grandchildren. She vacationed with family and friends to several exotic locations. 

She was also preceded in death include by: 3 sons, Michael, Steven and Gilbert Dalton; a grandson, Jhockton Dalton; and a sister, Janie Wilkes Bowman. 

Survivors: her husband of 65 years, Charles Nathaniel Dalton of the home; 3 sons, David (Annetta) Dalton of Mocksville, James Weldon (Stephanie) Dalton of Miami, Fla., and Thomas (Gloria Diane) Dalton of Mocksville; a daughter, Debra (Lemuel Jr.) Watkins of Durham; a daughter-in-law, Edna Dalton of Advance; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. 

Her funeral service was held on Wednesday, June 11 at 11:30 a.m. at Victory Baptist Church in Cooleemee. Pastor Rodney Barker officiated and Associate Pastor Thomas Dalton delivered the eulogy. Burial followed in Rose Cemetery. The family received friends at the church 30 minutes before the service. 

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