Dorothy J. Peery
Mrs. Dorothy Jane Peery, age 89, a former resident of Bridgewater, Virginia, died Monday, October 30, 2006, at the Pocahontas Center in Marlinton.
A daughter of the late Ellett and Hattie Acord Hiner, she was born on November 3, 1916, in Highland County.ﾠ
She had also made her home in Green Bank, prior to moving to Bridgewater in 1990.ﾠ Mrs. Peery graduated from Monterey High School and had managed a variety store.ﾠ She was a member of the Bridgewater Presbyterian Church.
On June 21, 1947, she married Gilbert M. Peery, who preceded her in death on August 30, 1999.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda Payne, of Marlinton, and Claudia Downs, of Atlanta, Georgia; one granddaughter, three grandsons, two great-grandsons; and one brother, James Hiner, of Waynesboro, Virginia.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 4, at the Chapel of the Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Philip W. Sommer officiating.ﾠ Burial was private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bridgewater Presbyterian Church Piano Fund, 110 East College Street, Bridgewater, VAﾠ 22812, or American Cancer Society, 1920 Medical Avenue, Harrisonburg, VAﾠ 22801.