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Frances Irene Dolan Bryant

May 10, 1928 - January 20, 2022

Frances Irene Dolan Bryant, 93, of Madison Heights, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, January 20th, 2022.  Francis was born in Nelson County on May 10th, 1928, to the late Clifford P. Dolan and Carrie Stinson Dolan.

Frances is survived by her sister, Eva D. Brooks and husband, Lyle; a special cousin, Helen L. Bates; a nephew, Robbie Ore and wife, Shelly; along with numerous nieces and nephews and her special friend and companion, Baby, her dog that brought her so much joy.

In addition to her husband and parents, Frances is preceded in death by her brothers: James “Lightfoot” Dolan, Percy Dolan, Charlie Dolan, Bernard Dolan, Doris Dolan, and Aylette Dolan; and her sisters: Ruby Dolan, Sadie D. Tharpe, and Hazel D. Brooks. Along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 25th, 2022, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, Madison Heights.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 26th, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, Madison Heights.  Interment will take place at Briarwood Memorial Gardens following the service.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Madison Heights, is assisting the family.  To send condolences, please visit

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We are so sorry to hear of Frances passing. sending Love and Prayers.

Posted by Janet Mays James Brown and Family on January 23, 2022

Frances we loved being around you, you were the cutest little lady and so spunky. Heaven has gained another special Angel to play music in the Heavenly Praise Band. Until we see you again one day, may you Rest In Peace and enjoy your new healthy mind and body. God be with those left behind that loved you so much ❤️

Posted by Donnie and Belinda Mason and family on January 22, 2022

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