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Date published: 1/29/2014

Brenda H. Dobson

Brenda H. Dobson, 72, of White Oak passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital, from complications of a long battle with diabetes and related kidney failure.

Mrs. Dobson was a member of Fredericksburg United Methodist Church. She loved fishing, cooking, gardening and family get-togethers, and was a part of the Patawomeck Indian Tribe.

She had an early career with the CIA and, after many years of homemaking, devoted 23 years to Walter Grinders Inc. as an executive assistant. Mrs. Dobson was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Bruce Dobson; children Michael Dobson, Leslie Dobson and David Dobson and his wife, Stacy; brothers Lawrence "Grouchie" Hamlin Jr., and Greg Hamlin; sister Wanda Hamlin; grandchildren Laurel Thrift and Hunter Dobson; and great-grandchild Jackson Thrift Vernetti.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Elsie Hamlin, and a brother, John Hamlin

A service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312; or to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.