Dorcas Ruth Knuckles, age 75, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 1, 2023.
She was kind, loving and one of the most humble, God-fearing souls you would ever meet. She was a wonderful Mother, Grandmother and friend to all. She knew no stranger and made it her life mission to tell anyone and everyone about her Lord. She will forever be remembered for her devotion and love for the Lord and her children. She is now resting in the arms of her Savior.
Dorcas was born in Bluefield, WV on March 19, 1948. She was the daughter of the late John Howard Blackwell and Ruby Mae Blackwell.
In addition to her parents Dorcas was preceded in death by her two sons, David Wayne Johnston and John Oliver Johnston.
Those left to cherish her memories are her son, James E. Johnston and wife, Wanda, of Bluefield, WV; daughters, Melissa A. Lewis and husband, Phillip, of Garner, NC, Lori L. Murray of Rayland, Ohio, Crystal K. Kinser and husband, Craig, of Huntington, WV, and Amanda Hinson and husband, Raymond; several grandchildren, Robbie Wray, Telisha Johnston, Cameron Johnston, Joshua Hager, Eddie Pearcy, Zachary Lewis, Tanner Lewis, Levi Lewis, Matthew Johnston, Veronica Hudson, Alyssa Mills, Gabe Mills, Abbie Kinser and Eli Kinser; six great-grandchildren, Zoe, Gavin, Hunter, Bella, Bradlee, and Jase; brothers, Darrell Blackwell and wife, Rita, of NC, Joseph Blackwell of WV and Stacy Blackwell and wife, Michelle, of NC; sisters, Dixie Pearcy and Wanda Carper both of WV and her beloved cat, Smokey.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 7, 2023 at the First Assembly of God, 300 Cassell Rd., Wytheville, VA. Special thanks to Pastor Mike Hoback for officiating the service.
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