WYTHEVILLE—The Rev. Carolyn Elizabeth Grace Dale Repass, age 66, of Wytheville, passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior, surrounded by her loving family and friends on Saturday, April 27, 2013. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her life was devoted to God and her family. She served the congregation as pastor of Peppers Ferry Pentecostal Holiness Church prior to her retirement.
Carolyn was born Dec. 23, 1946 in Atlanta, Ga. She was the daughter of the Revs. William Sr. “Bill” and Virginia “Penny” Dale. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandson, Tyler Repass.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Ronnie E. Repass Sr.; her four sons and their spouses, Ronnie Jr. and Martha Repass, Timothy and Theresa Repass of Christiansburg, Michael and Teresa Repass, and Russell and Deidre Repass of New Market, Md.; her 10 grandchildren, Rubi Martinez and Rachel Repass, Morgan and Aaron Repass, Stephen, Jonathan, and Hannah Repass, and Alexander, Josiah, and Abigail Repass; three brothers and a sister, William Jr. “Billy” Dale of Greenville, S.C., Linda “Gay” Johnson, Woodrow “Woody” Dale, and Danny Dale. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the Barnett Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jarrod Midkiff officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until service time. The immediate family will have a private interment.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Blue Ridge Cancer Care, 2013 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke, VA 24014.
Barnett Funeral Home, Wytheville, is serving the Repass family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at HYPERLINK “http://www.highlandfuneralservice.com” \t “_blank” www.highlandfuneralservice.com.