NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Dorothy Lillian Atwell, age 88 of North Tazewell, VA died Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at her home. Born August 9, 1928 at Welch, WV, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Elizabeth Blackburn Rose. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Connie Jean Robinson and she was the last surviving member of her immediate family in her generation.
She is survived by her husband, Bill E. Atwell; son in law, David Robinson; granddaughters, Lillian Stowers and husband, Gary and Renee Haley and husband, Johnny; great grandchildren, Ryan Lambert and girlfriend, Kaitlen Casey, Brittany Lambert, and Garyn Stowers; great great grandson, Aiden Lambert.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Friday, January 13, 2017 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA with the Reverend Troy Bartley officiating. Burial will follow at the Atwell Cemetery at North Tazewell, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Thursday, January 12, 2017.
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