Pearl Hight Dobbins, 103, of Radford, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J.W. and Bessie Hight; her husband, Burman Dobbins; and a daughter, Darlene D. Havens.
Pearl and Burman were married for 43 years until his passing in 1980. Pearl was a devoted member of Compassion Radford (formerly First Pentecostal Holiness Church) from the time she was 11 years old. She continued attending faithfully right up until her very last days.
She enjoyed sewing and quilting, especially making her personalized baby quilts for new arrivals. Pearl loved being at social events like church activities, senior Bingo games, and day trips. She loved people, never met a stranger, or missed an opportunity to tell someone about Jesus.
Survivors include her son-in-law, Frank G. Havens of Radford; grandchildren and their spouses, Larry and Kathy Havens, Sherry Feeny, Tina Edmonds and Cindy and Pat Cahill; seven great-grandchildren and their spouses: April and Josh Tabor, Justin and Katie Havens, Erica Dill, Jesse Edmonds, Joey and Juliana Edmonds, Jenna and Austin Altis, and Becca and Daniel Duncan; 11 great-great-grandchildren: Preston, Addy, Kennedy, Sophie, Hunter, Gracie, Aiden, Haven, Ella, Caroline, and Liliana; and many other relatives and friends.
The family received friends on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, at Compassion Church in Radford. Funeral services followed with Pastor Chris Blackburn, Pastor Mike Laster, and Pastor Chandler Jones officiating. Burial followed in the Appalachian Conference Cemetery in Dublin.
The Dobbins family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home and Crematory in Radford.
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