Doris Jean Harrup Westbrook

Doris Jean Harrup Westbrook

Waverly, VA

Doris Jean Harrup Westbrook, age 79, of Waverly passed away peacefully on July 21, 2017 with her family by her side. She lived her life devoted to her family. Doris Jean worked many years as a clerk at Sussex County General District Courthouse. She was a member of Waverly United Methodist Church and was loved by all who knew her.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandra R. Coleman and husband, Dr. George Coleman of Waverly; a son, Robert C. Rogers and wife, Donna of Yale; step-son, Walter E. Westbrook and wife, Gail Ford-Westbrook of Waverly; step-daughter, Betty Lou Gilliland and husband, Robert Gilliland of Arlington; step-daughter, Patricia Westbrook Jenkins and husband, Richard Jenkins of Waverly; five grandsons, Cam Coleman, Sam Rogers, Casey Rogers, Cameron Westbrook, and Austin Westbrook; two granddaughters, Jessica Rogers Taylor and Carey Coleman; a brother, Ernest E. “Pike” Harrup of Claremont; three sisters, Lillian Holdsworth of Disputanta, Patricia Padgett of Disputanta, and June Hostutler of Mechanicsville, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.L. “Johnnie” Westbrook; her parents, Leslie E. Harrup and Marie Clary Harrup; and a brother, Raymond Harrup.

The family will receive friends Sunday, July 23, 2017 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home from 6 to 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, July 24, 2017 at Waverly United Methodist Church with Rev. Steven Snodgrass and Rev. Connie Gibbs-Morris officiating. A private family burial will follow the service in Waverly Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Waverly United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 12, Waverly, VA 23890, or the Memorial Fund of Tidewater Academy, 217 West Church Street, Wakefield, VA 23888. Condolences may be registered at

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R.W. Baker & Co. funeral Home
11414 General Mahone Hwy.
Wakefield, VA 23888
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Waverly United Methodist Church
138 Coppahaunk Avenue
Waverly, VA 23890
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Sandy and Bob, I am soooo sorry for your loss. Your mother was beautiful. Inside and out.

Janet Barnette

Bob, Sandy and family we are so sorry to hear about Doris Jean what a lovely lady inside and out. She always would walk across a crowded to room to come and say hello. We will hold you all in our prayers

Donna Dean

I'm so sorry I didn't know this til services were over. Doris was such a special, kind, beautiful, and classy lady. I'm better for having known and loved her. God bless all of you with comfort and peace.

Rose stalnaker

I will forever cherish my conversations and time spent with Doris Jean and Johnnie when I had the restaurant all those years ago. Their friendship was a true blessing to me. I had you all in my prayers today, disappointed I could not attend.

David Peck

Sandy, Bob and family.....My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Doris Jean was such a beautiful person inside and out. I know she will be greatly missed. I will talk with you soon but please know that I'm here if you need anything so please don't hesitate to call. Much love sent your way!

Carolyn Fannin

So sorry for your loss. Doris Jean was one of those rare people who always made you feel she was glad to see you. Sorry to have missed the service. Just found out about her passing.

Celeste & Thad Cherry

She was a very special and sweet lady. This picture captures her sweet smile-inside and out.


We're so sorry for your loss. Ms. Westbrook was the sweetest most kind person. Always had a smile. Prayer's to your family. Karen&Hal Welch

Karen&Hal Welch

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