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Dorcas Dickinson Emerson
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Obituary for Dorcas Dickinson Emerson

Dorcas Dickinson Emerson, 84, of Bassett, VA passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018. She was born on October 5, 1933 in Hancock County, IL to the late Galen Dickinson and Flossie McCord Dickinson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Galen Dickinson, Jr.

Mrs. Emerson was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Garland Nester Emerson of the home; daughters, Jennifer Gauldin (Garfid) of Ridgeway, VA and Laurie Phillips (Paul) of Windsor, VA; son, David Emerson (Dee Dee) of Danville, VA; grandchildren, Bradley Emerson, Andrew Emerson, Evan Blunt, Erin P. Guimoye, and Adrienne Phillips; and great-grandchild, Alana Emerson.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Rev. Tim Gearheart officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services. Burial will be at Henry Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 824 Starling Avenue, Martinsville, VA 24112.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Emerson family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

21

Feb

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Funeral

Wednesday

21

Feb

11:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Cemetery Details

Location

Henry Memorial Park

8443 Virginia Avenue
Bassett, VA 24055


Memorial Contribution

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church

824 Starling Ave.
Martinsville, VA 24112
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