Dorthy Garner Spain, 74, of Waterway Circle, Chesapeake, VA, passed away Saturday, November 22, 2008.

Born in Menlo, GA, she was the daughter of the late H.W. Garner and Mamie Willingham Garner and was preceeded in death by two brothers, Richard Henry Garner and Emory Leon Garner. Dorothy was a member of the Oak Grove United Methodist Church. She Retired as a civilian employee from the Department of the Navy at Dam Neck.

Survivors incude her husband of 43 years, Ernest L. Spain of Chesapeake; a brother, Charles Wendell Garner and wife Wanda of Jonesboro, GA; a special friend and caretaker Barbara Mayo as well as a host of neices and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Comfort Care Hosipce, C/O Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday, December 2, at 2:00pm from the chapel of the Erwin-Pettit Funeral Home with Rev. David Watkins officiating. Interment will be in West Hill Cemetary. Mrs. Spain will lie-in-state on Tuesday, December 2, where the family will receive friends from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.