LOWELL - Dorothy Hall Dalton, 81, passed away Jan. 26, 2013, at the Robin Johnson House in Dallas.
She was born May 21, 1931 in Jackson County, the daughter of the late John Henry and Victoria Green Hall.
A funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia, officiated by Dr. Danny Dwyer.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia.
She is survived by her daughter, Patsy Barnhill and spouse Bill of Belmont; brother, James Hall and spouse Ruth of Arlington, Wash.; sisters, Pauline Teague and spouse Harold of Gastonia, Mavis Buchanan and spouse Glenn of Warner-Robins, Ga.; grandchildren, Deanna Rollins of Belmont, Jason Barnhill and spouse Jana of Concord; great-grandchildren, Megan, Noah Rollins, and Audrey Barnhill.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Frank M. Dalton; brother, Joe Hall; sisters, Hazel Buchanan, Blanche Browning, Geneva Cabe, and an infant sister; grandson, Christopher Barnhill.
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice for the Robin Johnson House, P.O. Box 3984 Gastonia, NC 28054.
A guest registry is available at www.greenefuneral.com.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium in Gastonia.