Della Marie Gordon, age 80, of Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at her residence. She was born June 7, 1940 in Inman, Va., a daughter of the late Wilmer Harding Talley, Sr. and Mary Magdalen Fields Talley. Della was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was a member of West Hills Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Clifton Gordon; daughter, Carolyn Smith and husband William; granddaughters, Maggie Gourley and partner Ben, Jennifer Cook and husband Adam; great grandchildren, Dakota, Montana, Kassie, Daniel and Dalton; sister, Wilma Mullaney; brother, Bill Talley, Jr. and wife Sherry; and nephews, Bill Stufflestreet, Gene Stufflestreet, Bill Talley and Wayne Talley.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 30, 2021 at Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Minister Paul Young officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Weaver Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Talley, III, Billy Talley, IV, Wayne Talley, Ben Arnold, Adam Cook, Dr. Tom Green, Jr. and Dr. Doug Green.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Tom Green, Dr. Doug Green and their office and to 4 East nursing staff and Ballad Hospice.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.