Dobson, Birginia "Sug" (LaFayette)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Virginia  “Sug”  Dobson, 79,  of  LaFayette, GA,  passed  away Monday,  February 18, 2013,  at  her  home  after  an  extended  illness. 

She  was  born  on  August 26, 1933 in  LaFayette  to  the  late  Homer  and  Emma  Dobson. She  was  a  1951  graduate  of  LaFayette  High  School  and  received  Associates  Degree  in  Business  from  McKenzie  Business  College  of  Chattanooga.  She  retired  from  the  Fulton  County  Department  of  Family  and  Children  Services  after  32  years. She  was  a  lifelong  member  of  The  Church  of  God.  Where  she  was  the  pianist  for  many  years.  She  was  a  member  of  the  Senior  Adult  Ministry,  and  also  enjoyed  being  part  of  the  Nursing  Home  Ministry.

“Sug”  was  preceded  in  death  by  her  parents;  brothers,  Leroy,  Johnny  and  Oliver  Dobson;  and sisters,  Doris  Scoggins  and  Bernice  Brown.

Survivors  include  a  brother,  Bill  (Sammie)  Dobson  of  LaFayette;  sister-in-laws,  Georgia  Dobson  of  South  Pittsburg   and  Frances  Dobson  of  LaFayette;  and several  nieces  and  nephews.

Graveside  Service will be Thursday, February 21  at  2 p.m.  Service will be conducted  by  Pastor  Jeremy  Singletary. Pallbearers  are  Randy  Walker,  Johnny  Scoggins,  Brain  Lyles,  Donny  Brown,  James  Keith  and  Terry  Dobson. Honorary  pallbearers  are  Malcolm  Pickle,  Larry  Timmons,  Tommy  Dobson,  Matthew  Scoggins,  Brandon  Scoggins  and  Eric  Forrest. Interment will be  in  the  LaFayette  Cemetery.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Wednesday, February 20  from  5-8 p.m.  and  Thursday, February 21  from  -1:40  p.m.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.


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