Jeanette Paige Doheny
Jeanette Paige Doheny
  • June 21, 1931 - December 18, 2017
  • Williamsburg, Virginia

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Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Jeanette Doheny, 86, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017. She was born in Newport News, Virginia on June 21, 1931 and was a lifelong resident of the Peninsula.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William N. and Ina Mae Eken; first husband, Lonnie A. Morgan; brother, William T. Eken; sister, Elizabeth Timberlake; and second husband, Vincent Doheny.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Susan P. Morgan (Paul Babcock); David R. Morgan; and Vickie M. Dunn; grandchildren, Joshua Morgan; Jason Riker (Joy); Luke Morgan; Michael Babcock (Emily); Megan Babcock; and great-grandchildren, Cardin Babcock and Ryland Babcock.

Jeanette was a substitute teacher for Gloucester County Public Schools with a special talent for working with children with disabilities. She went on to work in the Gloucester County Public Schools administrative offices and at the Middle-Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board retiring as the Executive Director.

She loved the Lord, studying the Bible and teaching Bible lessons throughout her life. Jeanette recently began attending Williamsburg Assembly of God and was thrilled that she had found a local 'church family'. Jeanette had a passion for reading, traveling and being with her family. She was an avid lover of animals and cared for many throughout her lifetime. She was loved by all who knew her for her generous spirit, concern for others and sweet disposition.

A memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 27th at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd., Williamsburg with Pastor Dave Gibson officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Heritage Humane Society, 430 Waller Mill Rd., Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. Online condolences may be offered at