DOROTHY “DOTTIE” MARTIN WOODALL, 98, of Hamlin, W.Va., went peacefully to be with her late husband, Emery, on Friday, June 4, 2021, in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. She was born March 30, 1923, in Belle, W.Va. She was a daughter of Harry F. Martin and Nancy Penix Martin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emery L Woodall. She was a graduate of Charleston High School. She attended Hamlin United Methodist Church. Dotty was a retired Postmaster in Hamlin, W.Va., belonging to and holding various state and national offices in NAPUS and NARFE. She was a member of Woman’s Club of Hamlin GFWCWV, Lincoln County Friends of the Arts, Chelyan Order of Eastern Star and very active in Lincoln County Democratic Party. Dottie was always eager to help on any project involving children’s activities and beautifying her community. She was a “social butterfly,” always inviting friends to bring a dish, share a meal and spend an evening together. She is survived by her sons, E. “Woody” (Mary Lee) Woodall of Culloden, W.Va., Martin of Dallas, Texas, Wayne (Teresa) Woodall of Buckhannon, W.Va.; grandchildren, Michele Woodall of Culloden, Chris (Alecia) Woodall of Salt Rock, W.Va., Jenny (Derek) Wooten of Barboursville, W.Va., Ashley Nicole (Jamie) Streets of Buckhannon, W.Va., Dr. Brittany Woodall of Las Cruces, New Mexico; great-grandchildren, Tyler Bird, Dylan Bird of Culloden, Owen Wooten of Barboursville, Alex Woodall, Salt Rock; a very special niece, Katy Thacker of Hamlin. She leaves behind many other family members and friends who will miss her. A special thanks to Rose Davis and Elizabeth Rexrode for their help over the years, plus other caregivers who have taken special care of her. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021, at Handley Funeral Home in Hamlin with Dr. Robert Fulton officiating. Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m., with burial to follow in Fairview Memory Gardens in Hamlin. Flowers will be accepted, or make donations to Hamlin United Methodist Church building fund or Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Friends may express their condolences at www.handleyfh.com.
Welcome to the discussion.
Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd,
racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.
Search Past Obituaries
Submit An Obituary
We accept obituaries only from the funeral home in charge. For information on submitting an obituary, please contact The Herald-Dispatch by phone at 304-526-2793 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Obituaries for The Herald-Dispatch must be received by 2 p.m. to appear in the next day’s publication. Obituaries for the Wayne County News, which publishes on Wednesday, must be received by noon Tuesday.
Click Today's Obituaries to view all of the listings.
- ANDREA LYNN ROY
- Ona man to appear in episode of ‘Forged in Fire’ on History Channel
- Cabell Commission approves litigation resolutions involving Robert Newlon Airport
- KAYLA NICOLE BLEDSOE
- Mary Donnan, wife of former Herd football coach, dies
- Drug court returns to in-person graduations with joyous celebration
- McCallister brothers face new indictment in shooting of man
- Brumfields combine for 875 baseball victories
- Ward's greatness on and off field remembered at C-K
- Highlanders standouts commit to colleges
- Photos: Drag Me to Brunch Picnic Edition
- Photos: Five graduate from Cabell County Drug Court
- Photos: The Addams Family the Musical at Ritter Park
- Photos: C-K community celebrates the life of Carl K. Ward
- Photos: Art in the Park
- Photos: 14th Street West Arts Fest
- Photos: Old Central City Days returns for 30th anniversary
- Photos: Final round of the Bettinardi Classic
- Photos: Chalk the Lot at the Ashland Town Center
- Photos: Tri State Street Rods annual car show