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East Stone Gap, VA

Brilla Hill Calton, 72, passed away on Tuesday (July 10, 2012) at Lonesome Pine Hospital.

She was born and lived most of her life in Scott County, VA, and had lived in East Stone Gap for over three years. She was a waitress at the former Country Boy Drive-In in Big Stone Gap, VA. She was of Holiness faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Daniel R. Calton; a son, Dennis D. Calton; her parents, Patrick R. and Ida (Hall) Hill; three brothers, Cecil, Thurman and Joe Hill; and two sisters, Noah Hill and Cindy Fritz.

Surviving are her son, Danny Calton, Jr. of Dot, VA; her daughter, Kathy J. Wade of Appalachia, VA; six grandchildren, including a granddaughter and special caregiver, Brilla Tate and six great grandchildren, including a great granddaughter and special caregiver, Victoria Bentley; one brother, Frank Hill of Mabe, VA; one sister, Geneva Jennings of Mabe, VA; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap, VA.

The funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Belcher and Rev. Duke Barker officiating.

Committal services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Hall Cemetery (Mabe-Stanleytown Road) in Mabe, VA. The family and friends are asked to meet at Holding Funeral Home by 10 a.m. on Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery.

The family will serve as pallbearers.

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

Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Calton family.

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

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