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Old Glade Presbyterian Church Cemetery

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Visitation at Funeral Home

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Monday July 1st, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Tuesday July 2nd, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Dollie Atkins VanHoy


Dollie Atkins VanHoy, left her family peacefully and met her Lord, Saturday, June 29, 2019 at her home.

Dollie was a loving wife, mom, mamaw/gran, caring sister and devoted friend. If she wasn't enjoying her family, she was always working to provide. After graduating from Patrick Henry High in Glade Spring, Dollie worked for 48 years at Brunswick/General Dynamics where she served as secretary for the Local Union #1764 and was a valued employee. Always an avid ironer, she kept Wayne wrinkle free for more than 37 years. Dollie will be missed by her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Samuel and Virginia Pauline Poston Atkins; brother, Michael Atkins; infant granddaughters, Abagail and Elizabeth; son-in-law, Willard Shupe.

Dollie is survived by her husband, Wayne VanHoy; daughters, Laura Fisher and husband Troy, of Knoxville Tenn., Brandi Shupe and special friend, Chris of Rural Retreat, Va.; grandchildren, Trinity "Danielle" Fisher, Haven Fisher, Kadence "Boo Boo" Fisher, all of Knoxville, Tenn., Larry Wayne Shupe of the home; sister, Ann Perrotta and husband Ray, of Marion, Va.; brother, Gerald Atkins and wife, Diane of Roanoke, Va.; sister-in-law, Debbie Phipps of Virginia Beach. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews including Melissa "Missy" Kimberlin, two special great-nieces, who she considered the same as grandchildren, Morgan Kimberlin Harley, Amber "Nay Nay" Kimberlin and great-great nephew, Atticus Harley, all of Atkins, Va.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11 a.m at Seaver-Brown Chapel with the Reverend Mike Sage officiating. Burial will follow at the Old Glade Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Glade Spring, Va. The family will receive friends Monday, July 1, at Seaver-Brown Chapel from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 246, Abingdon, Va. 24212.

Dollie's family would like to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude for all acts of kindness shown during this difficult time. May God continue to bless each of you. Also, special thanks to the Holston Valley Medical Center, Dr. Paul Kramer and staff and Hospice of Southwest Virginia.

To share memories of Dollie Atkins VanHoy, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Dollie's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

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Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. Dollie will be missed. My God comfort each of you.

Roy Thomas & Janet Pennington Jul 7 2019 12:00 AM

Missy and Family. My deepest sympathy for your loss. May God be with you all during this difficult time.

Rhonda Hale Jul 2 2019 12:00 AM

We are so saddened to learn of Dollie's passing. She and Wayne were great neighbors to us. Dependable and kind. Fond thoughts always.

Jim and Iris Moon Jul 2 2019 12:00 AM

Mom I will always Love you sorry but things ended up the way that I told you they would be.

Brandi Jul 2 2019 12:00 AM

We love you.

Barbara, Matt, & Bradley Jul 1 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dollie VanHoy

Barbara, Matt, & Bradley Jul 1 2019 12:00 AM

Wayne & Shelia Holmes Jul 1 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dollie VanHoy

Wayne & Shelia Holmes Jul 1 2019 12:00 AM

My condolences to Wayne, Laura, Brandi and entire family on the loss of Dollie. She was a caring, warm lady who will be missed. Thinking of you all.

Charles Bise Jul 1 2019 12:00 AM

so so sorry to learn of her passing she was a great friend i have the joy of working with her

janice e mcclure Jul 1 2019 12:00 AM

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