Mary Evelyn “Pinky” McNeill Dalrymple, age 72, of Sanford, NC, died Friday, June 21, 2019 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital surrounded by her family.
She was born in Lee County on February 17, 1947 to the late Connie McNeill and Beulah Brown Milazzo McNeill. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by an infant son Clyde Benton Dalrymple and brother Benny McNeill. Pinky graduated from Boone Trail High School and was a former member of Holly Springs Baptist church and more recently Hunt Springs Baptist Church where she had been very active. She worked for Belk Department Store in the accounts payable office and was the office manager of her husband’s plumbing business, Clyde Dalrymple Plumbing. She enjoyed reading in her spare time.
Pinky is survived by her husband, of 50 years, Clyde Eugene Dalrymple; sons Chris Dalrymple and wife Mandy, David Dalrymple and wife Amy all of Sanford; sister Sammie Southerland and husband Terry of Warsaw, NC; grandchildren LeeAnna Swann and husband Adam of Broadway, Bayleigh Dalrymple, Emaleigh Dalrymple; and great-granddaughter Gracelynn Swann.
The family will receive friends Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home and the funeral service will be in the chapel of Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home Monday, June 24th at 11:00 AM with Rev. Terry Pleasants officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Springs Baptist Church cemetery.