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East Stone Gap, VA

Anne Berry Dye, 85, passed away on Monday (July 9, 2012) at Lonesome Pine Hospital.

She was born on Feb. 9, 1927 in East Stone Gap, where she lived her entire life. She was a graduate of East Stone Gap High School. She was a member of the East Stone Gap United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Rex Berry and Pearl (Galloway) Berry; brother, John W. Berry; sisters, Jean Berry, Ruth Berry and Pat B. Woodward; and a niece, Vicky Berry.

Mrs. Dye leaves her husband of 65 years, Paul Dye; a daughter, Kimberly Lane and son-in-law, Gerald of Derby, VA; a very special niece who was raised by Mrs. Dye, Linda DeBolt and her husband, Rick of East Stone Gap, and a special niece, Tracey Vellidis and husband, George of Tifton, GA; two grandsons, Stephen Jessee and fiancé, Melissa Barnett and Christopher Lane and fiancé, Erin Witt; two step grandchildren, Kace and Skye Barnett,; great grandson, Caleb Weston Lane; nephew, Johnny Berry; niece, Geneva Jernigan; great nieces, Lori Rose, Cathy Mathes, Julie Jernigan, Laura Vellidis and Nikki Vellidis; great nephew, Donnie Berry; great-great nieces, Catey Lawson, Sarah Fraley and Kelli Fraley; and a great-great nephew, Gage Mathes.

The family would like to express their thanks to Heritage Hall Healthcare in Big Stone Gap for the care given to Mrs. Dye during her stay.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the East Stone Gap United Methodist Church (3926 East Stone Gap Road) in East Stone Gap, VA.

The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday in the church worship center with Pastor David Rose and Rev. Jim Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery in East Stone Gap, VA.

Pallbearers will be: Jeff Rose, Rick DeBolt, Ryan Whitted , Sgt. Andrew Johnson, Charlie Johnson, and Stephen Jessee.

To view the obituary and sign the online registry, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com.

Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve Mrs. Anne Dye's family.

Funeral Home
Holding Funeral Home
17 E 3rd St N Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Tel. (276) 523-1470

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