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Dorothy Upshur

Painter - Dorothy A. Rogers, 89, of Painter, Virginia, departed this life on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Born in Nassawadox, Virginia, Dorothy was the daughter of the late Jesse and Nellie Upshur. She was married to the late K.C. Rogers. Dorothy was a nurse's aide at Northampton-Accomack Memorial Hospital in Nasswadox for over twenty years and a teacher's assistant and library assistant at South Accomack Elementary School for over thirty years. She dedicated her summers to continue to educate children in the Summer Migrant Education program. Dorothy excelled in these position, all while serving New Allen as the church clerk for thirty-five years.

Funeral services were held at the New Allen Memorial A.M.E. Church, Nasswadox, Virginia, with Rev. Kenneth Ruff officiating.

Dorothy leaves behind her children, Jacqueline, Valerie, and Keith, Sr.; daughter-in-law, Wanda; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one grandson-in-law; one granddaughter-in-law; siblings, Shirley Banister and Dr. Bernard Upshur; and a host of nieces, cousins, and friends.
Published in The Daily Times from Jan. 10 to Jan. 15, 2020
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