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Shelby Theresa Dority

Moneta, Virginia

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I love you Mom... I miss you every day.... I am trying to face the fact that I can not talk to you each and every day...

I miss you so very much... you are my light and my mentor... I
drive home from work each day and I want to call you like i did each day... but I can not... I know you are with Your savior... and your mother and brother and father... I love you

Mom...I miss you so very much. You were my best friend, my mother,and my hero. I will miss everything. My life will feel empty without you. But, I know that you are "home" with your savior. I love you, your daughter Kim

We have known Shelby for many years. We and our children spent many happy times together with her family. She was a lovely out going person in her young years and has never changed. We know that she will be missed by many. She has fought a long hard battle with this terrible disease and she has done it with great dignity. She is now at peace and without pain,in the loving arms of Jesus. Our love and sympathy to all of the family.

Our deepest sympathy, Tayler, Lori, Traci and Chuck and to the entire family. We are honored to have known Shelby. She was always so upbeat and full of life and just fun to be around. She will truly be missed.

I am so sorry to hear of Shelby's passing. She was a lovely lady.


Shelby was a frequent shopper at the Smith Mountain Lake American Cancer Society Discovery Shop. That's where I knew her - she was always a lively and loving presence, filled with enthusiasm and ideas. God's peace and comfort to her family. She's with God now, and smiling.

So sorry to hear of Shelby's passing. There are so many wonderful memories. I always loved Shelby for her outgowing personality and her kind and loving heart. She has touched so many lives and have enriched each and every one of them. Traci, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.


Shelby's Obituaries

Shelby Theresa Dority, 74, of Moneta, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013. She was the daughter of Carl and Leona Preston. She is preceded in death by her brother, Carl Wayne Preston. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She is survived by husband, Charles...

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