July 17, 1929 - March 20, 2018
Duffield, VA Inez Shupe Dorton, 88, passed away on Tuesday (March 20, 2018) at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Big Stone Gap, VA. She was born July 17, 1929 in St. Charles, VA to Emmett and Esther (Johnston) Shupe. Mrs. Dorton was a member of Jasper Central Baptist Church. She retired from the Royal Laundry Co and became a homemaker. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. O. C. “Tye” Dorton; granddaughter, April L. Dorton; grandson, Joseph Arwood; son-in-law, Carson Fields; sisters, Nola Hoskins, Ruby Eudaley, Ruth Wells, Mae Lawson and Ada Rhoton; and brothers, E. J. Shupe, Herman Shupe, Eugene Shupe and Harold Shupe. Surviving are her daughters, Brenda (Harley) Pearcy and Norma Fields; her son, Michael (Kim) Dorton; grandsons, Shane McElyea, Chris Dorton, Jacob Arwood and Darrell Fields; sisters, Faye Caudill of Connorsville, IN and Mary Helen Sutton of Perry, GA; one brother, Bobby Shupe of Fall Branch, TN; several great grandchildren and one great-great grandson; and several nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap, VA. The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Jasper Central Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Thomas and Bro. T. J. Hood officiating. Burial will follow in the Barker Cemetery in the Crackers Neck community in Big Stone Gap. The family will serve as pallbearers. To view the obituary online and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is serving Mrs. Dorton’s family.
Duffield, VA Inez Shupe Dorton, 88, passed away on Tuesday (March 20, 2018) at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Big Stone Gap, VA. She was born July 17, 1929 in St. Charles, VA to Emmett and Esther (Johnston) Shupe. Mrs. Dorton was a member of... View Obituary & Service Information
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