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Dorothy L. Hofmeyer

March 31, 1940April 28, 2021

Dorothy Lovell Landes Hofmeyer passed away at the family farm in Charles City, VA on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. She is preceded in death by her mother, Tabitha Landes Johnson; father, Gordon Landes; brothers, Gordon and Robert Landes; and her daughter, Sherry Hofmeyer Dunn.

She was born on March 31, 1940 in Richmond, VA and graduated from Varina High School in 1958 where she was the basketball captain of the Varina Lady Demons. Dorothy was a member of the Jamestowne Society as well as the Community Choir of New Kent and Charles City and originally a member of Poplar Springs Baptist in Henrico. She joined Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Charles City after she married. She worked for State Planters Bank in Richmond, VA before becoming the bookkeeper for the family farm, Tomahund Plantation. Dorothy loved shopping, going for rides in the car, vacations in the Outer Banks and Massanutten, Starbucks, FaceTiming with her great grandkids, Christmas, especially Christmas teas with her children and grandchildren and the Hallmark Channel.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Arthur Norman Hofmeyer, Jr.; 2 daughters, Bonnie Hofmeyer (Roger Sizemore) and Robin Ellis (Bruce); son-in-law, Mike Dunn; 8 grandchildren; 3 beautiful great grandchildren; and a special niece, Peggy Gravitt.

The family will receive family and friends at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd., Williamsburg, VA from 7-9PM on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The funeral service will be on May 2, 2021 at 1PM at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 19300 The Glebe Lane, Charles City, VA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in Dorothy’s memory to Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.NelsenWilliamsburg.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 1, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, May 2, 2021

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Nancy Blaylock

May 1, 2021

Norman and family, sending my deepest sympathy to you and your girls. I know Dorothy will be missed.
Grady passed away suddenly on December 29, 2020, and it has been very hard for me as I know it will be for you.
God bless you and your family. Nancy Blaylock

Carolyn Farner

April 30, 2021

Bonnie, I met your parents when you brought them as guests and they soon became special m;embers of our family. Your mother was a jewel. You were blessed to be so close and loved. I send my prayers and blessings to you at this most difficult time of your life.
May God hold you in his arms during this time.
Carolyn Farmer

Betty Jellie

April 30, 2021

Dotty was such a special person. I loved being in school with her and seeing her at our H.S. luncheons! Love to her Family. We will always miss Dotty. Sincerely, Betty Reed Jellie.

Cindy Joyner

April 30, 2021

Dottie was such a sweet special person. I so enjoyed her visits to Dr. Cherry's office for her Dental appointments. She would always share the love for her family. We will miss her. Your all in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely Cindy Joyner

Margie Hula

April 29, 2021

Dottie was one of the most humble and knowledgeable ladies I ever had the pleasure of serving on church committees with. God's servant is home!

Donald Moore

April 29, 2021

Bonnie and family,

I am so sorry to hear about your mother's passing. My mother passed away in 2018. So, I know what you are going through. My best to you and your family.

If there is anything I can do, let me know.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY