Obituary for Dorothy Marie Pannell
Dorothy "Dottie" Marie Pannell, age 63, of Abingdon, Va., went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 16, 2017, at her home.
She was born on March 28, 1954, in Grundy, Va., to the late Haven Charles and Willie Mae Boyd Charles. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Doris Gerald Pannell and three sisters, Linda Justice, Judy Justice and Barbara Whitt Lively.
Dottie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend to everyone she met. She will be remembered for her love of flowers, music and playing the guitar. She was an avid baker and especially enjoyed decorating cakes for all occasions.
She was of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Jeanette Stacy Strickland of Bristol, Va., and Sandra Lynn Burns of Tampa, FL; five grandchildren, Alicia Burns, Cassie Burns, Hannah Marie Strickland, Michelle Grace "Gracie" Webb and Blake Burns; three sisters, Sylvia Trammel of Grundy, Va., Dianna Hale of Bristol, Va. and Evelyn Green of Bristol, Va.; two brothers, Calvin Charles of Grundy, Va, and Walter Charles of Mentone, Indiana; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held after 5 p.m., Monday, June 19, and Tuesday, June 20, in the Frost Funeral Home Chapel with evening services to follow both days at 6 p.m. Bro. David Webb, Bro. Tommy Wilson, Bro. Walter Charles and Bro. Garry Ferguson will be officiating the services. Interment will be on Wednesday, June 21, at 2 p.m. in Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Va. Those attending are asked to gather at the cemetery at 1:45 p.m.
Pallbearers will be David Hale, Dale Justice, David Webb, Chester Stiltner, Mike Blankenship and Chas Alexander.