June 5, 1931 - October 31, 2021
MOCKSVILLE—Mrs. Iris Rose Dyson Lookabill, age 90, of Mocksville passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Pruitt Health Nursing Home in Elkin. Born on June 5th, 1931 in Henry County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Washington (Marvin) Dyson and the late Ocie Cassell Dyson. During her career, she was a bookkeeper for Mocksville Chrysler Plymouth, Reavis Ford and Furches Motor Company. In addition to being a dedicated and loving mother, she also enjoyed working in her gardens and cooking for others whenever she could. She adored her Dachshunds and the hunting dogs alike and loved to spoil them. She was a very special person who will forever be remembered for her kind and caring ways. Iris was a long-time member of Blaise Baptist Church. She loved the church; she cherished her Sunday school class and looked forward to attending every Sunday until she began declining in health. She also loved Southern Gospel music and listening would always bring her joy. She will forever be remembered as a devoted mother and grandmother. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Henry and Marvin (Junior) Dyson; and a daughter, Judy Rose Potts. Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Eugene Potts (Carolyn) of Mocksville and J.D. Potts (Jennifer) of Morehead City; two daughters, Nancy Jones (Roger) of Statesville and Deborah Potts of Mocksville; five grandchildren, Frank Potts of Maggie Valley, Robert Potts of Harmony, Kim Jones of Durham, Erika Potts of Greensboro, and Sam Potts of Wilmington; siblings, Wayne Dyson (Frieda) of Mocksville and Nellie Reavis (Sammy) of Harmony; two sisters-in-law, Linda Dyson and Hazel Smoot, both of Mocksville. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at Blaise Baptist Church, with Rev. Ken Furches officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for Arthritis Foundation P.O. Box 96280, Washington, DC 20077, or a charity of the donor’s choice. Eaton Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.
MOCKSVILLE—Mrs. Iris Rose Dyson Lookabill, age 90, of Mocksville passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Pruitt Health Nursing Home in Elkin. Born on June 5th, 1931 in Henry County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Washington... View Obituary & Service Information
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