The following obit is here with permission of the Bristol Herald Courier, in Bristol, Va.
Jessie C. Dales
GRUNDY-Jessie Clarence (J.C.) Dales, 50, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2002, at a Grundy hospital.
Born Sept. 14, 1951, in Buchanan County, he was the son of the late Jessie George and Flossie Deel Dales. He was a truck driver.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Willard, Frank and Ronnie Dales; and three sisters, Helen Louise Dales, Eva Mae Dales and Mavis Gertrude Shortridge.
Survivors: one brother, Douglas MacArthur Dales, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; six sisters, Mrs. Walter (Peggy Jean) Jackson, Vansant, Mrs. Orman (Judy) Lanter, Cripple Creek, Va., Alice Faye Dales, Grundy, Mrs. Dock (Eva Lou) Owens, Haysi, Mrs. James (Erma Irene) Thacker, Vansant, and Mary Ruth Owens, Vansant; and one foster son, Frank Anthony Dales, Vansant.
The funeral will be Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, 1 p.m. at the Virginia Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Arnold Bailey officiating with burial to follow in the Coleman Cemetery at Vansant.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home, where a service will be held at 7 p.m. with Rev. Carson Powers officiating. Pallbearers will be nephews. Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy is in charge of arrangements.
Note: I am of no relation, but my sympathies go out to those of you who are.