ALLEN, Sue Baldwin Dyson, 68, of Virginia Beach, died June 5, 2011 at home, surrounded by family and friends. She was born August 6, 1942 in Columbus County, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Joseph and Pearl Baldwin. She was the only child of her beloved parents. She was employed by Thompson Smith Newman and Wade Law Firm in Richmond, Virginia, as a paralegal for 44 years, retiring in June 2010 to move to Virginia Beach to be near her son, Joseph Dyson and his wife, Alisa Dyson. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Alisa Dyson of Knotts Island, North Carolina. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 11 a.m. at Westhampton Memorial Park. A celebration of life luncheon reception will take place immediately following the graveside service at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Robins Room and Terrace, 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to , Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens or Virginia Audubon Society. Friends may offer condolences at smithandwilliamskempsville.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.