April 18, 1997
WILLIAMSBURG – Dorothy Cuffie, 77, a lifelong resident of the area, answered the Master’s call on Wednesday, April 16, 1997, in Williamsburg Community Hospital.
She was a devoted member of Little Zion Baptist Church and a former member of the Senior Choir. In 1981, she retired from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, after 30 years of untiring service.
She was predeceased by her son, Raymond Roberts.
Precious memories will always be treasured by her husband of 50 years, Willie J. Cuffie Sr.; her daughters, Deanna Taylor, Aurelia Wallace, Paulette Ashby, Debra Jacob and Sarah Washington; her son, Willie J. Cuffie Jr., all of Williamsburg; her sisters, Geraldine Roberts and Eunice Redcross, both of Williamsburg; her brothers, William H. Washington Jr. of Williamsburg and Essex Washington of West Point; her aunt, Virginia Granger of Port Norris, N.J.; her uncle, George Washington of Williamsburg; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a host of other loving relatives and caring friends.
A homegoing service will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday in Little Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Linwood Gatling and the Rev. William Byrd officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Family and friends will assemble at 1114 Stewart Drive by 1 p.m. on Saturday. The body may be viewed in the church starting at noon Saturday and in Whiting’s Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday. Professional service entrusted to the staff of Whiting’s Funeral Home, Williamsburg.