MILDRED GAYE DALTON, 74, of Bland, VA, went rejoicing to her Heavenly home to be with the Lord she served on Monday, September 14, 2020. She was born August 21, 1946 at Bluefield, WV, the daughter of the late James Gordon & Nellie Conley Gusler.
Gaye was a member of the Hollybrook Church of Christ. She enjoyed reading, yard sale browsing and galavanting. She will be remembered for her community service. She belonged to the Hollybrook Community Center board, was a long time treasurer of the Hollybrook-Mechanicsburg Fire Department, and was a member of the Retired Teachers Organization. She was a columnist for the Bland Messenger for many years.
Gaye was a very kind, generous, Christian woman that will be greatly missed by those who loved her.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Laymon Dalton.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons & daughters-in-law, David & Melba Dalton and their children, Keith & Cynthia Dalton, Isaiah & Gabby Dalton and Sydney & Richard Wright, and Douglas & Beth Dalton and their children; her great-grandchildren, Sophie, Parker, Remmi and one on the way; her brother & sister-in-law, Billy & Mary Gusler and family; numerous special friends and extended family members, too many to list.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11:00 A. M. at Shiloh Cemetery with Minister Jim Conley and Josh May officiating. The family will receive friends at A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, White Gate, on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00P.M.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made in Gaye’s honor directly to the funeral home, A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, 2508 Walkers Creek Valley Rd., Pearisburg, VA 24134, to help with funeral expenses.
The Dalton family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate, avestandsons.com, (540) 921-2985.