Virginia Dickerson Coley, 93, died Tuesday afternoon, June 23, 2009 at The Oaks in Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, in the loving care of The Oaks residential care team and Amedisys Hospice.
Mrs. Coley was born August 1, 1915, in Richlands, VA, to Robert B. and Helen Kilgore Dickerson. Mrs. Coley was a homemaker, avid gardener and a member of the First Baptist Church on Church Circle.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Coley; and siblings Clarence Dickerson, Cumi Dickerson Fullen, Mabel Dickerson Bell, Ruby Dickerson Slater, Kemp R. Dickerson, E. W. Dickerson, and O. J. Dickerson.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
The family gratefully acknowledges those who have provided care for Mrs. Coley and support for the family: the staff and residential care team at The Oaks of Kingsport; the nursing staff, volunteer, and chaplain of Amedisys Hospice; Kay Adkins and Terry Nye, M.D.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport.
Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Ron Davis and the Rev. Mike Pelham officiating. Music will be provided by Anthony Harris.
Interment will follow in Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, TN.
In lieu of usual remembrances, the family requests that donations be made to the Activities Fund, The Oaks Assisted Living, 2424 East Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660.