Dorathye Evans Spence
Dorathye Evans Spence
  • November 24, 1929 - January 12, 2018
  • Dry Fork, Virginia

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Dorathye Evans Spence, 88, of Dry Fork, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Danville Regional Medical Center.

Born on November 24, 1929 in Pedlar Mills, Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late Aubrey Bascomb Evans and the late Alice Maddox Evans. Dorathye retired from the public school system after 41 years of service. She taught in Rockbridge County, Bedford County, Lynchburg City, and Halifax County where she retired. Dorathye enjoyed animals and reading, especially British Literature.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.

Dorathye is survived by her daughter, Kimberly Godfrey and husband Garry; granddaughter, Jordan Godfrey; brother, Marvin Evans and wife Marion; and sister, Betty Green.

There will be no formal visitation but friends may visit the family at Dorathye's granddaughter, Jordan Godfrey's residence on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 1 to 4 pm.

A graveside service will be held at 2 pm on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Virginia Memorial Park, 11490 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Danville Humane Society, 996 S. Boston Rd., Danville, VA 24540.