Dorothea (Dottie) Yohe Johnson, 92, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in Virginia Beach, VA, surrounded by her loving family. Born on December 1, 1920 in Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. Hall and Berta R. Taylor Hall, and wife of the late Kenneth N. Johnson. Dorothea love to spend time with her friends at the Ocean View Senior Center 60 Plus Club. She also treasured the wonderful fellowship at Ocean View Baptist Church, where she was a member for 50 years. Dorothea also enjoyed playing bingo at the many McDonald’s restaurants in the area. When at home, she loved to tend to her yard and play with her dogs.
She is survived by her daughter, Joanne Norton; step-daughter, Doris Jewell; grandchildren, Ronnie Norton and his wife, Mary, Randy Norton and his wife, Deanna, Ronnie Yohe and his wife, Fernanda, Jimmy Yohe and his wife, Katie, Tammy Weaver and her husband, Chris; step-grandchildren, Debbie Coles and her husband, Doug, Marie Gordon and her husband, John; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Katelyn, Danielle, Dustin, and Larry Norton, Rita, Isabella, Ronnie, Butch, and Lucy Yohe, and Autumn Weaver; and step-great-grandchildren, Blake and Allison. In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothea was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Yohe; son, Ronnie Yohe; and grandson, Joseph Yohe.
A Memorial Service will be held 2:30 pm, Saturday, November 30th at the Sentara Villages of Virginia Beach, 3751 Sentara Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the National Alzheimer’s Association. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Sentara Villages of Virginia Beach and Heartland Hospice for their loving care provided to Dorothea.
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