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Dorothy L. Peay, 87, passed away Friday evening in Chesapeake. Dorothy was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC to the late Garnette Pugh. She is predeceased as well by her husband, Joe Peay. Throughout her life she was a hairdresser and eventually owned her own shop. Dorothy was also a member of the ESA International Alpha Xi chapter. She is survived by her daughters, Vivian White and husband, Michael and Gail Gerne and husband, Tim; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A visitation will be from 6-8pm, Thursday at Smith and Williams Kempsville Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted 1pm, Friday at Greenbrier Presbyterian Church in Chesapeake with a reception to follow the service. Burial will be private at Princess Anne Memorial Park. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greenbrier Presbyterian Church or the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be offered to the family at