Louise Dalton Bentley, 82 of Hopewell, passed away June 8, 2013. Born In Dublin, Louise was the daughter of the late Moyer (Woody) and the late Bertha Dalton. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Dewey T. Bentley Sr.; daughter, Brenda Bentley; sisters, Mary and Betty Dalton; brother, J.C. Dalton.
A retired homemaker, Louise was a member of the Church of God and an avid bowler for many years. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and friends. Louise also loved gardening, treasured her flowers and made the best strawberry preserves on the planet.
Louise is survived by her daughter, Vicki Hartsell; son, Dewey T. Bentley Jr.; grandchildren, Michelle Kuzmick and her husband, Chris; Kimberly Gambill, Jason Hartsell and his wife, Erin; ten great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy Safewright and her husband Frank Jr.; brother, Jerry Dalton and his wife, JoAnn; many cousins, nieces, nephews and beloved friends. A funeral services will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service with a visitation to follow until 8 p.m. She will be transported to Stevens Funeral Home in Pulaski for a visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2013. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 14 at Newbern Cemetery in Pulaski County. Condolences may be registered at HYPERLINK “http://www.jtmorriss.com/” \t “_blank” www.jtmorriss.com.
Arrangements by J.T. Morriss & Son, Hopewell, VA and Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA.