Ella Edna Sumner, 89, of Christiansburg died Tuesday January 31, 2006 at Riverview Nursing Home in Rich Creek. Born in Floyd on April 16, 1916 she was a daughter of the late Warren Isaac and Susan Simpkins Duncan. She was a member of New Hope Church of God in Christiansburg and was preceded in death by her husband Lewis Johnson Dobbins.
She leaves to cherish her memory three sons Lewis Edward Dobbins of Phoenix, Arizona; Donald Eugene Dobbins of Fredericksburg, VA and Haven Lonnie Dobbins of Narrows, VA; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, February 4, 2006 at 2:00 PM in the New Hope Church of God on Mudpike Road in Christiansburg with the Pastor, The Rev. Michael Bond, officiating. The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.