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Frances Dorton

Frances Dorton (Young)

Wednesday, April 13th, 1927 - Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Obituary

Frances Dorton, 92, of Roanoke, went to be with Lord on Thursday, January 24, 2020.

Frances was a long-standing member of Fairview United Methodist Church. She also was apart of the Roanoke County Women’s Club for many years. She was a loving wife, Mother, and grandmother; however, her son was the apple of her eye. She will be deeply missed by her family and dear friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Harry & Grace Young; husband of 54 years, Daniel F. Dorton; as well as a sister and two brothers.

Left to cherish her memory, is her son, Jimmy Dorton (Judy); three grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, from 6 – 8 p.m. at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem. Frances will be laid to rest privately on a later date at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to thank the caring and compassionate staff of Good Samaritan Hospice, as well as the staff of Richfield Assisted Living – The Oaks chapter, especially Tam for all of the love and support they provided.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
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  • Interment

    Location
    Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
    Address
    5737 Airport Road
    Roanoke, VA 24012
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Jay Alls

Posted at 03:57pm
Jimmy , Judy and family,

We're very sorry to hear of your loss and have all of you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We hope your grief will subside quickly and be replaced by all the wonderful memories and special times you had with your Mother.

Love,
Jay and Cindy Alls
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Charles Felts, Wendy, Blair, Martin & Maggie

Posted at 02:47pm
Jimmy, Judy and Family, I remember your mother fondly, she lived a long and wonderful life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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