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Dola Mae Candler Ring

October 8, 1928 - April 15, 2021

Dola Candler Ring passed away April 15, 2021 , at the home she shared with her beloved daughter, son-in-law and grandson.

Dola was born October 8, 1928 to John Terrell Candler and Berta Torrence Candler.

She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, William Edgar Ring, Jr. and her daughter Donna Ring Smith.

Dola was a loving wife and mother, who loved taking care of her family and shopping with her daughters.

Dola is survived by her daughter Jo Ann Ring Clemenson (Steve), who took care of her for the last 12 years of her life after her diagnosis with Alzheimer’s; her grandchildren, David Lee Ring (Melita); Corey Adam Ring (Jenny); and Noah Parker Clemenson; and her great-grandchildren, Kendrick Lee Ring and Lillie Dawn Ring.

A graveside service will be held at a later date.

Cards and flowers may be sent to the home at 1170 Rainbow Forest Drive Lynchburg, VA 24502. Donations may be made to the family in care of Tharp Funeral Home (please donate by clicking here), Alzheimer’s Association, or Fort Hill Cemetery in Dola’s name.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Joanne & Ricky, I want to tell both of you how sorry I am about the loss of your mother., I know these last years have not been easy for y'all. Just know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Jean P May on April 18, 2021

The pain from losing a loved one is as unique as the imprints of the memories left behind . May your heart heal over time and remember the ones that love us never really leave us . May you rest in peace Dola ,you sweet wonderful lady .

Posted by Judy on April 17, 2021

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