Published in The Washington Post on January 16, 2011
A resident of West Falls Center, Potomac Falls, VA died Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at
Inova Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, VA.
Born in Chattanooga, TN to Samuel Dodge Moses and Bertha Russell Moses, she was
raised and schooled in Washington, DC, graduating Western High School (1932) and
She married Lawrence T. Dale in 1947. Upon the death of her husband in 1968, Mrs.
Dale assumed the daily management of the family business, Dale Lumber Co.,Inc. She
continued to be active in the business until recently.
She is survived by her son Lawrence T. Dale, III and by her daughters Margaret Dale
Lewis and Mary Susan Dale Thomas and by 16 grandchildren and nine great
A memorial service is planned for late January or early February.