BLUFF CITY, TENNESSEE - Lora Jean Powers Ramsey Dorton, 70, died Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Wellmont Hospice House, Bristol, Tennessee.
She was born in Virginia City, Virginia; daughter of the late James Garland Powers. She was preceded in death by one brother, Hershel L. Powers and a special friend, Rodney Frazier. She was of the Baptist Faith. She was formerly of Castlewood, Virginia.
She is survived by one daughter, Rebecca Sturgill and husband, Jerry of Cedar Bluff, Virginia; one son, Bobby Ramsey and wife, Tammy of Bluff City, Tennessee; her special dog, Bullet; mother, Virginia Salyers of Castlewood, Virginia; one brother, Jim Powers of Rogersville, Tennessee; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside Services and Interment for Lora Jean Powers Ramsey Dorton will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in the Chapel of Love Mausoleum, Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood, Virginia, with Rev. Rick Hearld officiating. Family and Friends will meet at the cemetery on Wednesday. Pallbearers will be Brent Ramsey, Roger Jordan, Eddie Joe Creech, Garland "Puff" Ramsey, Garland Ramsey, and Clarence Branson.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood, Virginia. On line condolences may be sent to the Dorton family through our website at www.castlewoodfuneralhome.com. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.