Dorothy “Nanny” Amos Mayhew, age 90, of Keysville, VA, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Daisy Amos; her husband, William “Doug” Douglas Mayhew; her son, Eugene “Bootsy” Mayhew; and her grandson, Keith Mayhew.

Dorothy worked for numerous years at Amelia Dress Company in Farmville, until she began babysitting at her home. She loved flowers and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dorothy was a member of Ontario Christian Church.

She is survived by two sons, Ray Mayhew (Jennifer) of Amelia, and Bill Mayhew (Sandy) of Keysville; one sister, Carolyn “Pete” Cook (Roy) of Charles City; eight grandchildren, Tracy (Cindy), Candy (Chad), Robin (Jay), Ashley (Matt), Jason, Mike, Aaron, and Matthew; thirteen great-grandchildren, Mollie, Noah, Landon, Jillian, Addison, Kasey, Cooper, Bella, Mike, Ashley, Katelynn, Jessica, and Corey.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, with interment to follow in Cool Springs Christian Church Cemetery, Keysville. The family will receive friends at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.


Condolence Messages

  1. Faye Middleton

    23 October 2018 5 years ago

    Bill and family…I am so sorry for your loss…you are in my thoughts and prayers

  2. Brenda Hamlette

    24 October 2018 5 years ago

    Sorry for your families loss. Sending prayers

  3. Phyllis Forrest

    24 October 2018 5 years ago

    My Condolences to the family.

  4. Frieda T. Whirley

    29 October 2018 5 years ago

    So sorry for your loss.

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