Mrs. Dorothy Rene Jones Bolling, 76, of 14517 Gatewood Rd. Dewitt, Va., entered into eternal rest peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009 at her residence.
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She was a native of Sussex County and the daughter of the late Walter and Pearl Parker Jones. She attended Sussex County Public Schools. At an early age she confessed and became a member of the Rocky Mount Baptist Church, Mckenney. She was widow of Clyde Bolling.
Mrs. Bolling was a retired cook with many years of dedicated service at Kings Barbeque No. 1, Washington St., Petersburg. She also worked as a bus aide for Dinwiddie County School System until her health declined. She was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter, Domonique M. Batts.
She leaves to cherish fond memories of her: two sons, Larry T. Bolling (Nadine) of Petersburg and James Barry Bolling of Dewitt; four sisters, Thelma Hill and Catherine Reed of Jarratt, Va., Stella Jones of Newport News, Va. and Barbara Jones of New York; 8 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 13 nieces; 11 nephews; and a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins other relatives and friends, among them several devoted neighbors, Tyrone and Jerri Wyatt and James Wynn and family and her loving pet, Hooch.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009 at the Rocky Mount Baptist Church, Mckenney, with The Rev. George R. Mays Sr. officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery. A repast will follow in the Church Fellowship Hall. A visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009 at the funeral home.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the residence and can be contacted at 469-3996. The body may be viewed at the church one hour prior to the service. Funeral services are entrusted to the Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 11107 Doyle Blvd, Mckenney, 478-4411.
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Published in The Progress-Index from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2009