Dora Lee McLawhorn
Dora Lee McLawhorn
  • September 26, 1935 - January 11, 2017
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Dora Lee McLawhorn, 81, passed away in Virginia Beach on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. She was born in North Carolina to the late George and Ida Mae Merritt. She was also predeceased by her husband, Bob McLawhorn; son, Timothy Charles McLawhorn; siblings, James Merritt and Nita Overton. Dora was a compassionate and loving soul who ran, "Dora's Adult Care Home." When she wasn't caring for others, she loved cooking for her family, gardening, shopping and spending time with her church family at Kempsville Baptist Church. She is survived by her son, Rahn (Deborah) McLawhorn; sister, Vida Dorn (Ken); grandchildren, Janet Hill and fiancée Adam Eisenberg, Rahn Jr. (Lorie), Darrell; great grandchildren, Alex Hill, Cole McLawhorn and Kara Longmore along with many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be from 6-8pm, Monday, Smith and Williams Kempsville Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:30am, Tuesday, Kempsville Baptist Church with burial to follow at Rosewood Memorial Park. Online condolences may be offered to the family at