Gladys Dooley Arrington, 89, of Bedford, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. She was born March 19, 1923 a daughter of the late Frank Courtney Dooley and Mattie Karnes Dooley. She was a member of New Prospect Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Reed Arrington, a brother, Walter Clay Dooley, a sister, Ruby D. Christian, a nephew, Larry Wayne Dooley. She is survived by her son, Dale Arrington and wife, Joyce; two sisters-in-law, Nancy Arrington and Dorothy Harris; several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the New Prospect Church, c/o Rev. Harry Stevens, 2682 Cobbs Mountain Rd. Bedford, VA 24523. A funeral service will be held 11a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel, 1235 Walnut Street, with Rev. Harry Stevens officiating. Arrangements by Burch-Messier (Main Street Location) 317 W. Main Street, Bedford, 540-586-7360.