Dawn McIntyre Flory

Published 2:53 pm Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Dawn McIntyre Flory, 57, died peacefully at her home in Bridgewater, Va., on September 17. She was the wife of Phillip Flory and the daughter of Virgie McIntyre and the late Bryson McIntyre of the Green Creek Community of Polk County. She attended Polk Central High School and Bridgewater College and was a public school teacher for 30 years the last 15 of them with cancer in her body. She never gave up and won Teacher of the Year in her school in 2008. She retired May 2010.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by a sister, Teresa McIntyre Mack of New Bern, N.C., two daughters, Heather Flory Driver and Courtney Flory of Bridgewater, a son, Seth, of the U.S. Air Force, and one grandchild, Bryce Driver.

Memorial services will be conducted at the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren, where she was a member and where she will be missed for her outgoing personality and as a teller of childrens stories.

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