DOBSON — Mrs. Lorene White Holyfield, 76, formerly of Dobson, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Kerner Ridge Assisted Living Facility of Kernersville. She was born in Surry County on May 8, 1936, to the late Gilbert L. and Minnie L. Davis White. Mrs. Holyfield was a former deputy of the Surry County Register of Deeds, worked on Surry County Board of Elections and the former owner and operator of Ideal Florist. She was a true southern lady who impacted the lives of many. She leaves to cherish her memory, a sister, Mary Ann Stanley; and a brother, Gilbert “G.L.” White Jr. She was married to the love of her life for over 50 years, George Nathaniel Holyfield, who preceded her in death in 2010. In her own words, “not by choice, but no children were born of this marriage” but she loved her many nieces and nephews as her own. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Eva Stanley, Iva Marie White, Mattie Durham, Ola Parks and Inez McDaniels; and three brothers, Adam G. White, William Elguy White and Herbert G. White. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in the chapel of Moody-Davis Funeral Home by Dr. Andy Atkins with burial to follow in Fairview Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. The family would like to express its heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Kerner Ridge Assisted Living, Horizons Memory Care Unit, for their loving and compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Suite 999, Charlotte, NC 28215-3220. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.