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Mullins & Thompson Funeral Service

1621 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA

OBITUARY

Dorothy "Dot" Lee Weaver

March 9, 1932June 16, 2019

Dorothy Lee Weaver passed away on 16, June 2019 at her home in Spotsylvania County, Virginia at the age of 87 years old. She was born on 9 March 1932 in Mint Spring, Augusta County, Virginia. Daughter of the late Carter T. Weaver and Myrtle V. Sorrells Weaver Hester of Alexandria, Virginia. She is preceded in death by one child, Denise Lee Bunch in 1969; and one sister Kathryn Louise Weaver Hook in 2015 and brother-in-law Thomas Mitchell Hook in 2017. She is survived by four nieces: Deborah (Bruce) Drees, Michele (Jeffrey) Shockey, Melissa Hook, and DeeAnne (Michael) Eaton; four great nieces Laura (Mark Mindigo) Drees, Susan (Glenn) Armstrong, Emily Shockey, and Jessica (Michael) Williams; three great nephews Danny Eaton, Will (Charlotte) Eaton and Matthew Eaton; one great-great niece Sophia Armstrong; and one great-great nephew Chase Williams.

She graduated from Mount Vernon High School, Fairfax County, Virginia, June 1949, where she was a cheerleader, played basketball and softball, and was voted Varsity Queen, School Beauty, Most Popular, and Best All Around. She attended the first National Convention of the Future Homemakers of America in Kansas City, MO in 1948. After graduation, she joined basketball and softball teams in the Alexandria City League, Virginia.

Dorothy was employed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for 10 years; the U.S. Department of Defense, and a secretary on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. She retired as an Administrative Assistant in Personnel.

After retiring from the Federal Government, she was a Genealogist. She researched and published five books of her family history, cemeteries, and census records. She helped many others with their family history. In researching her own family tree, she discovered a link to her Native American roots, which she was very proud of with her Native American name being Morning Dew.

She was a member of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mine Run Chapter, Spotsylvania County, Virginia since June 1978; former member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, James M. Ricketts, Co., H. 4th Infantry, Virginia, CSA, Chapter JEB Stuart #2404; member of the Augusta County, Virginia Historical Society; the Blue Ridge Band of Cherokee; and the National American Indian Enrollment Agency.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Mount Comfort Cemetery, Alexandria.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, June 24, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 24, 2019

Memories

Dorothy "Dot" Lee Weaver

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Frank Sorrells

June 19, 2019

RIP Dot. You were a great cousin and always treated me with respect. I wish we could have visited more often. I am grateful for your work with our heritage on the Cherokee and you urging me to join. I remember how happy you were after I joined and got my card and name.
God bless you (Morning Dew) and the entire family.
Frank Sorrells
( Grey Horse)

Yvonne Furrow

June 17, 2019

I had the privilege of taking care of dot in her last few weeks of life- She was a good friend to my dad and mom and they lived next door to each other for 25 years. Not only do I treasure my memories for those few weeks but I became good friends with her 2 neices Michelle and Melissa that stayed with Dot until her passing. Thank you for trusting me to help with Dots care during this time she will definitely be missed ❤️ Rest In Peace Dot

Alan Smith

June 17, 2019

Dorothy I will miss talking to you. We had so many good laughs. And visits. You rest now and please take notes when you arrive upstairs. To find out where our ancestors are buried.

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