Jamesetta Doby

  • "My thoughts and prayers are with the Doby family. On the..."
    - Nalini Maharaj-Hill
  • "My life-long friend, neighbor and succor, in my heart and..."
    - Marilyn Randall
  • "I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Jamesetta Doby. ..."
    - Joyce Griffin
  • " We extend our deepest condolences to Mr Doby & family on..."
    - Veena Maharaj
  • "My deepest sympathy to Mr. Doby and the entire family. A..."
    - Vedi Maharaj
Service Information
Stewart Funeral Home
4001 Benning Road, N.E.
Washington, DC
Lying in State
Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Asbury United Methodist Church
926 11th St., NW
Washington, DC
View Map
Funeral service
Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
11:00 AM
Asbury United Methodist Church
926 11th St., NW
Washington, DC
View Map



Passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019. She was a life-long Washingtonian, member of Asbury United Methodist Church, a retired DC Public School teacher and UDC professor. She leaves behind her husband of 70 years, Welton B. Doby, Jr.; two children Dr. Cheryl Doby-Copeland and Welton B. Doby III (Dr. Ravita Maharaj); two granddaughters, Amina Copeland-Mize (Criston Mize) and Sarita Singh, Esq. (Mahadeo Singh); seven great-grandchildren, Asiya Khokhar, Sulayman Khokhar, Isa Khokhar, Gabriella Singh, Alejandra Singh, Victoria Singh, and Casimir Mize; other relatives and friends. Mrs. Doby will lie in state at Asbury United Methodist Church, 926 11th St., NW 20001. On Friday, November 8 from 10 a.m. until funeral services 11 a.m. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery. Services by Stewart Funeral Home.

Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 3, 2019
bullet Teachers
Give others a chance to express condolences. Not right now.