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About Dorothy E Dooley (Ellis)
- Daughters of American Revolution
- Member: Dorothy Ellis Dooley
- Nat'l #: 515002
- Chapter: 2026 VA
- Join Date: April 1966
- Ancestor: PIGG, JOHN (A088978)
Dorothy E. 'Dottie' Dooley ~ April 07, 2004
CLOVERDALE - Dorothy E. "Dottie" Dooley, formerly of Smithfield, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 5, 2004.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, William H. Dooley.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Julia D. and Larry E. Covington of Roanoke, and Linda D. and Charles E. Hutson of Charlottesville. Also surviving are two granddaughters, Elizabeth Anne Hutson and Laura Catherine Hutson, both of Charlottesville. Other survivors include two brothers and sisters-in-law, Leslie S. and Patricia Ellis of Old Greenwich, Conn., and B. Edwin and Janice Ellis of Lynch Station. Also surviving are two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Aubrey N. and Juanita Dooley of Troutville, and Edward H. and Betty Dooley of Stewartsville. Mrs. Dooley also leaves behind several nieces and nephews and many special friends.
Dottie grew up in Richmond, Va., graduating from Manchester High School. She received her B.S. from Madison College and completed further graduate work at The College of William and Mary and the University of Virginia. She taught school in Roanoke County and at Isle of Wight Academy for many years.
Dottie was an active member of First Baptist Church in Roanoke, belonging to the Come and See Sunday School class, Women's Missionary Union and the Seniors XYZ group.
Dottie had been a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, an honor society for women educators, for over 50 years and was currently serving as Co-President of the Theta Chapter. She had also been active in various garden clubs, women's clubs and bridge clubs, the Retired Teachers Association, and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Dottie also loved to travel and had seen much of the world.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either First Baptist Church-Missions Fund, P.O. Box 2799, Roanoke, VA 24001, or the Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 11525, Roanoke, VA 24022.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 8, at the Oakey's East Chapel in Cloverdale, with the Rev. Charles Krause officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Oakey's East Chapel, Cloverdale.