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MOUNT AIRY — Mrs. Dorothy Virginia King Tolbert, 83, of Mount Airy, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Golden Living Center. Mrs. Tolbert was born in Carroll County, Va., on Dec. 9, 1928, to Frank and Gladys Jones King. She was retired from Quailty Mills and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Philip Moody of Pfafftown and Susan and Mark Simmons of Mount Airy; a son and daughter-in-law, Billy Gray and Kim Tolbert of Mount Airy; grandchildren, Will Moody, Annah Moody, Ethan Tolbert and Molly Simmons; stepgrandchildren, Tyler and Meghan Angell; sisters and brothers-in-law, Connie and Clinton Cagle and Hazel and Verlon Combs, all of Cana, and Betty Leftwich of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Otto and Joan King and Darrell and Marie King, all of Cana; and two very special friends, Sandy and Ed Leahy. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Tolbert was preceded in death by her husband, William Roger Tolbert; a sister, Ossie Golding; and a brother, Curtis King. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Alex Martin and the Rev. Verlon Combs. Burial will follow in Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The family would like to express its appreciation to the staff and doctors at Golden Living and Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care for the wonderful care that was given to Mrs. Tolbert during her illness. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 400 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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