Tommie Kay Hollifield Dudley, 80, enjoyed dancing and art

Tommie Kay Hollifield Dudley
Tommie Kay Hollifield Dudley

Tommie Kay Hollifield Dudley, 80, ascended from this life Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. She was the wife of the late Roger Albert Dudley and the daughter of Herbert Ray and Inez Hollifield of Alabama.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Suffolk and former member of Thalia Lynn Baptist of Virginia Beach. She was a member of several art galleries, the Women of the Moose, Tidewater Western Square Dancers, Amateur Ballroom Association, The Red Hat Ladies, The Arc of Virginia, Lifelong Learners of CNU and the Elizabeth River Artists.

Tommie Kay is survived by her daughter, Patricia Lips, and her husband, Donald, and grandson, Tony, of Chesapeake; son, Russell Dudley, and his wife, Jo Anne, and grandson, Ryan, of Mechanicsville; daughter, Cynthia Dudley of Suffolk; brother, Jim Hollifield, and his wife, Rose, of Alabama; sister, Debra Myers of Alabama; and niece, Holly of Alabama. She left behind a dear companion and many friends. As her grandson once said “my grandmother was forever young.” She truly loved her family and friends.

Tommie’s visitation will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 17, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Southside Chapel, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach, with her service following.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Arc of Virginia.

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