Dorothy E. Whitehurst

F, #1060, b. Nov 20, 1920, d. Oct 3, 2009

Chronological Events

Birth*Nov 20, 1920 Dorothy E. Whitehurst was born on Nov 20, 1920 at Norfolk, City of Norfolk, Virginia, United States.1 
Marriage*May 1, 1938 She married Artie Simmons Toxey Sr. on May 1, 1938 at Currituck County, North Carolina, United States.1 
Marriage*after 1975 Dorothy E. Whitehurst married Edward Thomas Keesee after 1975 at Virginia, United States.1 
Residence*circa 2008 Dorothy E. Whitehurst lived circa 2008 at Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach County, Virginia, United States
Death*Oct 3, 2009 She died on Oct 3, 2009, at age 88 at Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach County, Virginia, United States.1 
ObituaryOct 4, 2009  OBITUARY: VIRGINIA BEACH - Dorothy W. Keesee, 88, of the 700 block of Oxbow Drive, died Oct. 3, 2009. She was born in Norfolk, and was the daughter of the late Eddie and Jessima Whitehurst. Dorothy was preceded in death by her first husband, Artie S. Toxey Sr. and her second husband, Edward Keesee Sr. She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church. Dorothy is survived by a daughter, Betty Ann Toxey Downs and husband Thomas of Hampton; a son, Artie S. (Butch) Toxey Jr. and wife Alma Rae of Virginia Beach; a stepson, Thomas Keesee Sr. of Norfolk; three sisters, Ruby Downs of Grand Junction, Colo., Leigh Hobbs and Marjorie Harrell, both of Virginia Beach; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; and sister- in-law, Loretta Whitehurst of Florida. She was predeceased by a sister, Frances Wilkerson, and a brother, Eddie Whitehurst. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, in Forest Lawn Cemetery by the Rev. John W. Cole II. The family will receive friends at the Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Condolences may be offered to the family at

Published in The Virginian Pilot from Oct. 4 to Oct. 5, 2009.2
Burial*Oct 6, 2009 She was buried on Oct 6, 2009 at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, City of Norfolk, Virginia, United States, as stated in the obituary.3 

Family 1

Artie Simmons Toxey Sr. b. May 29, 1917, d. Jul 15, 1975

Family 2


Family 3

Edward Thomas Keesee b. Apr 13, 1915, d. Jul 23, 2002


  1. [S802] Site -, online
  2. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
  3. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States, #49. Also check, Death Certificates &