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Garlon Doughtie Brinkley

November 12, 1929 - November 13, 2020

Garlon Doughtie Brinkley, 91, passed away on November 13, 2020 in her sleep at Commonwealth Senior Living in Chesapeake, Virginia. Garlon was born November 12, 1929 in Holland, Virginia to Luther and Lucy Doughtie. She was predeceased by her husband, Cyrus Brinkley, Jr., and her daughter, Lorraine B. Erwin. Garlon’s life work was as a legal secretary at several legal firms in Norfolk.

Garlon is survived by her son, Cyrus Brinkley III (Deborah); four grandchildren, Grady Erwin, Heather Dorris, Sarah Kramer, and Caitlin Gandy; 7 great-grandchildren, Alexander, Dominic, Sydney, Ainsley, Baker, Isabelle, and Greyson. She is also survived by her son-in-law, Jesse Erwin (Roberta).

 

A funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Dr., Virginia Beach, VA.  Burial will follow immediately after at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday an hour prior to the funeral service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Virginia Zoo—Emergency Operating Fund, 3500 Granby St., Norfolk, VA 23504.

Attendance is limited due to Covid-19.  All are asked to strictly observe social distancing and all Covid-19 precautions. To livestream the funeral service, please click HERE.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Attendance is limited due to Covid-19.  All are asked to strictly observe social distancing and all Covid-19 precautions. To livestream the funeral service, please click HERE.


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Time: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Location:

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

6309 E Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, Virginia 23502


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