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Dione Henderson Giles

December 31,1971 - May 05,2019

Obituary for Dione Henderson Giles

Dione Henderson Giles affectionately known as “Donna” was born in Richmond, VA. She is the eldest of two children of Theodore and Leatrice Jackson. She was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church where she accepted Christ and was baptized on August 31, 1980. She later joined the youth usher board and attended church faithfully until her health began to fail.

Prior to starting her career Donna graduated from Patrick High School in 1990. She became employed with the United States Postal Service where she stayed for 18 years. There Donna had many friends and loved her job as much as her customers loved her. In 2008 she became an entrepreneur with Dione Cleaning Services. She was well-known in the area servicing several businesses throughout Richmond and the surrounding counties.

Donna always had a smile and was a fun person to be around. She exercised the phrase “shop til you drop” because that is what she enjoyed doing, as well as traveling, and the watching the Lifetime channel. Most of all she enjoyed being around family and taking in the sun on her deck.

She leaves to cherish her memories her devoted and love of her life Derrick L. Giles, her best friend and devoted daughter Dionedra Henderson and Jaylin Giles whom she loved as her very own son. Her loving sister Felicia Jackson (Benjamin), Iris Hamm, Christina Gaines, Chelsea Woolfolk and a brother Curtis Paige. Nine aunts, five uncles and one great aunt Hazel Woodson. A host of nieces and nephews and numerous cousins and friends. Among them are Barbara “Nita” Johnson, Carlein White, Kendra Coles and Penelope Washington.

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14
May

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04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Owens Funeral Services (Ashland)
104 Green Chimneys Ct.
Ashland, VA 23005
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15
May

Funeral Service

11:00 AM
Bethany Baptist Church
14683 Bethany Church Road
Montpelier, Va 23192
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I am just learning about Dione’s passing. I am so saddened by the news. She took my fitness classes in Montpelier for many years. I loved her spirit, humor, and positive attitude. She was a bright light and beautiful person who will be missed by many. I am praying for all of her family. May God Bless all of you.
- Christie Maney
We are so sorry for your loss May God’s peace and love be with you until you meet Donna again
- Cynthia and Ray
The Giles’s family, we are so sorry for your loss. I will most definitely miss her beautiful smile. We praying for Gods strength and peace to get you through. Donald & Annette Winston
- Annette Winston
May God bless your family through time of sorrow. Dione will be missed and always in our hearts.
- Florence Smith
May god give you and your family strength in your time of need. You are in my heart and prayers.
- Virginia
Derrick and Family, may the loving spirit of your beautiful and loving wife Dione give you strength in these days. May our loving father fill you with continued precious hope of eternal life and comfort day after day with beautiful memories of Dione. May God continue to Bless and keep each one of you.
- Bertha Gattison
Our deepest sympathies and condolences to you and your family Derrick. Sorry for your loss.
- Kittery ASU
I'm so sorry for your loss, may God give you comfort at this difficult time.
- JacquelineMiller
We send our deepest condolences to the family of Donna we worked together at Tyson Foods she was such a sweet , full of life person. Continuing to pray for the family
- Tracy’ and John
So sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you in this time of sorrow so that you may find comfort. Hold on to the memories you have of Donna, she will be missed so much. Praying for the family.
- Beverly Green
Derrick and family I'm so sorry for your loss you have my deepest sympathy. keep holding on to god hand he will carry you though. I only knew her for a short time but she was a beautiful person.
- Mollie Flowers
My deepest condolences at this most difficult time.
- Mary Morris
May God bless your family, and continue to strengthen, and comfort you in your time in sorrow.
- Paulette Carroll
Derrick and family, Thinking of you and wishing you peace and comfort as you remember your love one. Peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Curtis and Deborah
- Deborah Pryor
Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal . Barbara, Ken, Kevin Kristina & family
- Barbara Thompson

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