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A memorial service for Elizabeth Call Snead Dorset, 78, of Cobbs Creek, Virginia will be held at noon Thursday, Jan. 5 in Kingston Episcopal Parish House, Mathews. She died Dec. 29, 2016.

Mrs. Dorset was the daughter of the late Chief Justice Harold F. Snead and Elizabeth Call Snead. She was a graduate of St. Catherine’s School and the University of Mary Washington. She taught at a public school in Charlottesville and at Collegiate, and was involved in many civic activities including the Children’s Theatre, the Junior League, the Colonial Dames, and the Virginia Museum.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, David Cabaniss Dorset; a daughter, Elizabeth Hospodar; and four grandchildren.

Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home, Mathews, is in charge.