Obituary for Vera Ilene Nester Dalton

Obituary for Vera Ilene Nester Dalton

Vera Ilene Nester Dalton, age 91 of Dublin passed away at her home in Dublin, Virginia after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.

Vera was born in Dugspur, Virginia on April 16, 1929 to the late Delmon Lee and Lenora Ettra Moore Nester. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Norman Conrad Dalton; five brothers, Archie R., Carlos S., Cody W., Roy H., and J. Hasten Nester; four sisters, Nancy N. Worrell, Laura N. Worrell, Elva N. Webb, and Sylvia N. Goad Banks; and son-in-law, R. Bruce Cauthen.

She is survived by her 

Daughter – Sandra Lynne Dalton Cauthen – Radford

Sister – Florence N. McPeak – Dugspur

Sister-in-law – Imogene Goad Nester – Dugspur

Numerous nieces and nephews

Special Friend – Gloria Hale

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Monday, January 4, 2020 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Elder Don Singleton officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time Monday at the funeral home. Please wear face coverings and practice social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests the donations be made to the American Lung Association, American Cancer Society or Pulaski County Humane Society.

The family would like to express special thanks to her caretakers, Sharleen Woodyard and Valerie Sellers and Carilion Hospice.

To sign Vera’s online guestbook, please visit

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.