Kingsport, TN/Big Stone Gap, VA
Dorothy “Dot” E. Flanary, 83, passed away on Thursday (Nov. 15, 2018) at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN.
Born in Lynchburg, VA, Dot lived in Big Stone Gap most of her life and had lived in Kingsport for the past 15 years. She attended First Assembly of Kingsport and was member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Big Stone Gap.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Flanary; parents, William E. and Emma (Bishop) Colvard; and sisters, Aileen “Lana” Tolley and Patricia Lowe.
Surviving are three sons, James “Jim” Flanary and wife, Pam, of Wise, VA, Michael Flanary and wife, Deidra, of Cary, N.C., and Neil Flanary of Kingsport, TN.; sister, Martha Howell, Harriman, TN; brother, William Colvard of Big Stone Gap; eight grandchildren, Thea, Sarah, Gareth, Lindsey, Adam, Morgan, Jennifer, and Jason; five great grandchildren, Caleb, Callie, Sadie, Bryan, Kaylee, and Penelope; and one great-great granddaughter, Emersyn. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and a special niece and neighbor, Linda Noel.
The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00pm on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Avenue W, Big Stone Gap, VA. Funeral services will follow at 6:00pm with Marvin E. Tolly officiating.
Entombment services will be conducted at 2:00 pm Monday, November 19, 2018, at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 5650 Powell Valley Rd., Big Stone Gap, VA with Pastor Paul Wright officiating. Family and friends are asked to assemble at Gilliam Funeral Home to leave in procession at 1:30pm.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Flanary family.
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618 Wood Ave. West
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219