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Dorothy May "Dottie" Chinn Brooks
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1912
Worthington
Greenup County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 8, 1990
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA

Dorothy ''Dottie'' R. Brooks, 77, of the 100 block of Glendale Ave., a retired civil service communications specialist, died May 8, 1990, in her home.

Mrs. Brooks was a native of Ashland, Ky. She was a member of Park Place United Methodist Church, Elizabeth Chapter of Order of Eastern Star and Ladies Oriental Shrine.

Survivors include her husband, Robert G. Brooks; a daughter, Genevieve B. Seguinot of Norfolk; a son, Robert G. Brooks Jr. of Virginia Beach; a sister, Mary L. Ward of Oxford, Ohio; a brother, Stanley Chinn of Portsmouth; and four grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, by the Rev. W. Dabney Walters. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may join the family fron 7 to 8:30 p.m. today in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to a favorite charity.

Contrary to her birth certificate name and info cited above, she later used the name and spelling of her maiden name as "Dorothy Elizabeth Chinn."

Her tombstone pictured here has the wrong date of birth and middle initial. The "R" probably refers to her mom's "Riggs" surname as Dorthy sometimes used it as well.
She was a long time communications specialist worker at the Norfolk Navy Yard in Norfolk, VA. She was a member of The Eastern Star. 
 
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 Parents:
  Earl Chinn (1878 - 1949)
  Emily Riggs Chinn (1879 - 1953)
 
 Spouses:
  Lester Clifford Roberts (1916 - 1943)
  Robert Gravely Brooks (1914 - 1996)
 
 Siblings:
  Earl Chinn (1905 - 1920)*
  John Lloyd Chinn (1909 - 1990)*
  Genevieve Riggs Chinn Dudley (1911 - 1977)*
  Dorothy May Chinn Brooks (1912 - 1990)
  Dudley Ernest Chinn (1914 - 1969)*
  Stanley Gerard Chinn (1915 - 1995)*
  Glenn Chinn (1916 - 1918)*
  Raymond E. Chinn (1918 - 1918)*
  Harry Lee Chinn (1919 - 1919)*
  Mary Louise Chinn Ward (1921 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: SWF
Record added: Aug 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40741368
Dorothy May Dottie <i>Chinn</i> Brooks
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Dorothy May Dottie <i>Chinn</i> Brooks
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Dorothy May Dottie <i>Chinn</i> Brooks
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This is a duplicate entry of Dorothy Brooks original entry has picture posted!
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 13, 2013
 
 
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