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Wharf Hill United Methodist Church
Wednesday July 27th, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Wharf Hill United Methodist Church
Wednesday July 27th, 2016
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Ridgelawn Cemetery
Wednesday July 27th, 2016
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Dorthea Phillippi Hall

MARION, Va. Dorthea Phillippi Hall, age 94 passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Francis Marion Manor, Marion, VA. She was born in Bristol, Va. on April 28, 1922 to Edward Franklin Phillippi and Lula Jane Pickle Phillippi. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Maurice, and three brothers - Edward Jr, Richard and Charles. She is survived by her children, Patrick Hall and wife, Diane of Fairfax Station, Va., Marcella Sayers and husband, Larry of Marion, Va., and Ellen Thompson and husband, Pete of Tyrone, Ga.; one brother, Elmer Phillippi of Rock Hill, SC; seven grandsons and thirteen great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hall was a former employee of Southwestern State Hospital where she worked in occupational therapy. She was a member of Wharf Hill Methodist Church in Sugar Grove where she served as organist for over 50 years. She was also a member of the DAR and Smyth County Community Hospital Auxiliary serving as pianist for the Wednesday chapel services at Francis Marion Manor. She enjoyed volunteering at the Settler's Museum of Southwest Virginia which was established by her brother, Charles. Services for Mrs. Hall will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Wharf Hill Methodist Church in Sugar Grove, Va. Visitation will be from 1 until 2 p.m. the day of the funeral and burial will follow in Ridgelawn Cemetery behind the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wharf Hill United Methodist Church, c/o Treasurer, P.O. Box 295, Sugar Grove, Va. 24375; Settler's Museum of Southwest Virginia, P.O. Box 808, Atkins, Va. 24311; or Hospice of Southwest Virginia, 600 West Ridge Road, Wytheville, Va. 24382. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the Hall Family.

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Ellen, Pete and all Family, My prayers and thoughts are with you in this difficult time of bereavement. May you find peace and comfort in your loving memories.

Carolyn M. Thompson Jul 28 2016 12:00 AM

Dot was a wonderful lady. It was such a honor getting to know her. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. She will be missed. God bless.

Missi Hoover Jul 27 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Family, so sorry for your loss of Mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Mrs. Hall was a great Lady so thoughtful and kind to all. May your memories carry you through your difficult days. Keeping all in thoughts and prayer.

Judy Puckett Suits Jul 26 2016 12:00 AM

so sorry to hear of your loss. I loved Mrs. Hall, as she was to me, so much and had so much respect for her. she taught piano to me for several years. Pat ,Marcie , Ellen and all the family, you had a wonderful Mother.

Nita Hamm Jul 26 2016 12:00 AM

We send our love and condolences to all of our family today. We are so sorry we cannot be there with you at this time. Aunt Dot was a wonderful Aunt, a fantastic role model and an exemplary person. Memories of her kindness and the light of her spirit will remain in our hearts forever.

Susan, Ben and Myles Jul 25 2016 12:00 AM

Marcella, Dean and I are so sorry about the passing of your mother. She was a beautiful lady. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Lucy Deatherage Blevins Jul 25 2016 12:00 AM

Dearest Pat, Dianne and family, We are so very so very sorry to learn of your dear Mother's passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers as you deal with the loss of someone so precious to you. Love, Ben and Peggy Ferrell

Ben and Peggy Ferrell Jul 25 2016 12:00 AM

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. She was such a sweetheart. We always enjoyed her playing the organ. So sorry we will not be able to come to the funeral, will be thinking of you all

Richard and Shirley Robbins Jul 25 2016 12:00 AM

To Dot's family: It was with regret that I read of Dot's death. The family association while living in Marion was an important part of our lives. Our prayers for your comfort and support during this time. Jim Wilson and family.

James Wilson Jul 25 2016 12:00 AM

Please accept our condolences in the passing of your sweet "Dot".....she's with "Moe".....we loved them both....Vicky & Doug Hash...

Vicky A. Hash Jul 25 2016 12:00 AM

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