Verna Ruth Abbott, 83, of Kingsport, died peacefully Wednesday evening (July 1, 2009) at Wexford House. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport or anytime at the home of the daughter, Priscilla Redwine. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Kingsport with Dr. Ron Davis, and Rev. Mitchell M. Whisnant officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Memorial Park. Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, is serving the family of Verna Ruth Abbott.