Galliher, Dorothy Johnston
Dorothy Johnston Galliher, 99, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2022, in the care of Heritage Hall – Rich Creek. She had been a resident of Ripplemead, VA, for many years. She was the daughter of the late William T. & Vinnie Stafford Johnston and was the last of her immediate family.
Her husband, Claude E. Galliher, preceded her in death. Also preceding her were two brothers & sisters-in-law, W. Preston & Clara Edith Johnston, of Staffordsville and Wiley J. & Elizabeth S. Johnston, of Bland; two sisters & brothers-in-law, Hazel & John Pritt, of East Bank, WV and Ruby & Ernest Davis, of Pearisburg, and her son-in-law, Ronald E. Morris of Bane, VA.
She is survived by two daughters and son-in-law, Judy G. Morris, of Bane, VA and Patsy & Kenny Dowell, of Pearisburg; one son & daughter-in-law, Larry & Julie Galliher, of Maybrook, VA; four grandchildren, Stephen & Tammi Morris, of Pearisburg, Matthew Galliher, of Wirtz, VA, Sarah & Chris Midkiff, of Pearisburg and Emily & Josh Cook, of Maybrook, VA; eleven great-grandchildren Lucas, Dylan, Ethan, Skyler, Emma, Brantlee, Rhett, Penny, Beaux, Raelynn and Luke; and many nieces, and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 2, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, White Gate, with Charles Henderson officiating. Burial will follow at Birchlawn Burial Park, Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00 P.M. until service time, 2:00 P.M,
Flowers are welcome or memorial donations in Dorothy’s honor may be made to the Giles County Bible Bus, P.O. Box 401, Pearisburg, VA 24134, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, stjude.org, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
The Galliher family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate, avestandsons.com, (540) 921-2985.