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Woody Funeral Home-Parham

1771 North Parham Road, Richmond, VA

OBITUARY

Jeanne Little Dalton

March 1, 1948June 19, 2020

Jeanne Little Dalton, 72, of Richmond, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2020.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Bernard Owens, Jr. and Elizabeth Cottrell Owens; and sister, Carolyn Rae Owens.

She is survived by her daughters, Kendall Hoffler (Brad) and Leslie Dalton (Kevin Quin); grandchildren, Anna, Jack, William and Ty Hoffler and Kevin Jr., Hayden and Ella Quin; and brother, Edward Owens III.

Jeanne graduated from Tucker High School in ‘66, attended Pan American Business School and retired after more than 20 years with Virginia Commonwealth University. Jeanne enjoyed spending time with her friends and dancing with the Richmond Shag Club.

A graveside service will be held at 10am on Monday, June 29, at Westhampton Memorial Park, 10000 Patterson Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association, alz.org.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, June 29, 2020

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Roberta Martin

July 14, 2020

Kendall and Leslie,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I started working at the VCU RRTC in March 1996 when I met your mom. Your mom was such a special lady. She was beautiful inside and out, funny, talented, competent, sweet, fun-loving.... and she loved you girls. That was evident when she talked about the family, your grandmother
( the artist if I am recalling that correctly) and at that time , Anna and Jack.

I lost my mother to Alzheimners in 2006 and I know how very hard that is. I hope all the great memories you have of your mom will comfort you and your families. I hope she danced through those pearly gates and hugged her sister and toasted with her family who was saving a place for her!

With my sympathy and prayers,
Roberta Martin

Elizabeth Getzel

July 10, 2020

I was sorry to learn of Jeanne's passing. I worked with her for several years at VCU. I loved her smile and laughter, and to hear about her experiences in the Shag Club! My condolences to her family and friends for their loss of a wonderful person.

JUDY GAULDING

June 28, 2020

I WAS HER NEIGHBOR WHEN KENDALL WAS BORN. THEN WHEN LESLIE WAS BORN I HAD MARY CATHERINE AND OUR GIRLS REUNITED US AS FRIENDS AGAIN. WE HAD ALOT OF GOOD TIMES TOGETHER. I WILL ALWAYS CHERISH OUR FRIENDSHIP AND HER KINDNESS.

Donna Dalton

June 26, 2020

Love the picture you posted of your mom! That’s exactly how I want to remember her- so pretty and a sweet smile!

Sending love to you all,
Donna and Robert

Kathy Lane

June 24, 2020

I met Jeanne through the Richmond Shag Club. She was a wonderful dancer. Jeanne and I went on to become good friends and especially enjoyed an afternoon of lunch and shopping together. I've missed seeing her for awhile now, but am glad she is at peace.

Joanne Tripp

June 23, 2020

Leslie,
I didn’t know your mother well but when I think of her I see her beautiful smile. Basil and I used to see her at various beach music events that we attended and after he passed I saw her at the Richmond Shag Club several times. We always spoke for a few minutes and she was sweet and kind. Cherish the happy memories from all the good years. She will be watching over you from above. ❤️

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