|Mrs. Sheryl A. Riggs, Manager/Director
Mrs. Riggs is a 1970 graduate of Western Michigan University with a degree in Social Work she went on to pursue her license as a funeral director/embalmer and graduated from Wayne State Mortuary School in 1980. Mrs. Riggs was owner and Operator of Riggs Funeral Home in Detroit, Michigan from 1984-1987 and has worked for several firms in the Detroit area. Mrs. Riggs has since relocated to Toledo, Ohio where she holds the position as Managing/Director of the Dale Funeral Home Inc. since August of 1992. She contributes tirlessly to the betterment of the Toledo Community with national and local causes. She is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Toledo Chapter of the Link's Inc., Toledo Chapter of Girlfriends, Inc. and Top Ladies of Distinction.
Over the years, she was a pioneer in the area of grief counseling and initated a program in Toledo for Mother's who had lost children. She has worked with SIDS, AIDS, Homelessness and other issues facing our community. She is an advocate and supporter of the citizens of the Toledo, no matter what their endeavors.
Carla L. Hodge, Embalmer/Funeral Director
Ms. Carla L. Hodge is a 1992 graduate of The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, her career as a licensed Embalmer/Funeral Director started in Cincinnati, Ohio. She then relocated to Toledo, Ohio in December of 1995 to work for The Dale-Riggs Funeral Home Inc. where she is currently their licensed embalmer and funeral director and responsible for all embalming at the funeral home. Her skills as an embalmer are well known in the Toledo Community. In addition to embalming and the cosmetic and restorative preparation of our clients, Carla is a funeral director. She is also responsible for making both pre arrangements, at need arrangements as well as directing funerals.
Carla is a member of Alpha Kappa Sorority and Top Ladies of Distinction.
|Mr. Nathaniel M. Williams, Administrative Assistant
(pictured on left)
Mr. Nathaniel Williams joined the Dale-Riggs Funeral Home team in December of 1996 he serves as the administrative assistant for the funeral home. His duties include supervising the part time staff. He works with Mrs. Riggs in the care of the building and vehicles of the funeral home. He assists the funeral directors on funerals and acts as the firm's computer specialist by maintaning their website and other computer functions. Nate is a member of the Amazon Lodge #4 Prince Hall Free and accepted Masons.
|Carla Hodge, Director; Michelle Grace, Funeral Attendant; Deborah Hall, Office Manager
(pictured with Mrs. Sheryl A. Riggs)
|Mrs. Sheryl A. Riggs|
Debbie is the office manager for the Dale-Riggs Funeral Home. Debbie is responsible for the high level of efficiency of the office of the Dale-Riggs Funeral Home. She handles the clerical functions and assists Mrs. Riggs with the clients and many crucial services of the funeral home. Debbie's pleasant voice is the one that many times greets you, on the telephone.
|Nathaniel M. Williams
Nathaniel works closely with Mrs. Riggs in maintaining the Dale-Riggs Funeral Home. He supervises the part time staff, scheduling them for funerals and other tasks. He also assists the funeral directors on funerals and handles all Death Certificates and maintains many office functions.
Physical Plant Manager
Doug maintains the physical plant of the Dale Funeral Home. He also cares for the automobiles and the landscaping. He is the oldest member of the staff he joined the firm in 1984.