Mary Louise Diggs, age 83, led such a full life so well spent was still far too short, born July 23, 1934 in Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018. She retired from the Federal Government after 33 years of service. She was a member of Dixon United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by her parents, John M. and Sadie (Smith) Casey; husband of 39 years, Ewing A. Diggs, Sr.; 3 brothers and 1 sister. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Terri [Arthur] Norman and Vickie Diggs; sons, Ewing (Chuck) Jr. [Cathy] and Raymond [Debra] Diggs; devoted and loving sister, Betty [Herbert] Burton; 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral service will be held 12 pm Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Dixon United Methodist, 1691 Infirmary Road. Rev. Katie Wilson, Pastor, Rev. Dr. Rockney Carter, Zion Baptist officiating. Visitation 10 am Wednesday at the church until time of service. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment Dayton National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the American Heart Association.