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Dorothy

Louise Taylor

Sink

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May 12, 2016

Dorothy Louise Taylor Sink passed from this world into the next on Thursday morning, May 12, surrounded by family and friends at the home of her daughter. She was born in Renick, WV, on October 2, 1926, the fourth child of Henry Charles Taylor and Ula Baker Taylor. Dorothy graduated from Renick High School where she played on the basketball team. After graduating, she moved to Covington and went to work at the Industrial Rayon at the age of 17. She met and married Richard Mason Sink, Sr. and was married for over 62 years before losing Richard to a stroke. She and Richard owned and operated the Rayon Lunch restaurant in the late 50s and early 60s. She also had a beautician license. She was along-time member of South Covington United Methodist Church, an avid gardener, and rummy player. She had a mischievous sense of humor. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four brothers: Henry, Irvine, Darrell, and Lawrence ; two sisters: Florence and Patty; and a step daughter, Ruby Hyler. She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Johnson (Bill); her sisters: Faye Snedegar (Etsel) of Quinton, VA; Wilma Harris of Jacksonville, FL; her brother, Haroll Taylor of Stanley, NC; her step-son Richard Sink, Jr. of VA Beach; a special family member and friend, Arletta Griffith, a special niece that spent lots of time with her - Louise Spicer, many other wonderful nieces and nephews that she thought so much of, and her kitty, Handsome. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 14 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Arritt Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Bill Johnson. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 15 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Reverend Donald Earwood officiating. Interment will be on Monday, May 16, at 11 a.m. at Alleghany Memorial Park. Memorial tributes may be made to the Alleghany Humane Society, P. O. Box 60, Low Moor, Virginia, 24457. Cemetery Information Monday, May 16, 2016 11:00 AM Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Sunday, May 15, 2016 03:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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