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Shirley Dodd Laman

Graveside Service: 1:00 p.m., Monday, October 10, 2022

Location: Peninsula Memorial Park

Shirley Dodd Laman, 93, died on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at The Gardens of Warwick Forest. She was born in Warwick County and was a lifelong Newport News resident. She graduated from Newport News High School. Shirley was passionate about teaching and especially loved her time teaching at the Jewish Community Center.  She was a longtime member of Hidenwood Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ulysses and Edith Dodd; her son, Larry S. Peters; her husbands, C.W. Peters, Bernard Mandel and Arthur Laman. She is survived by her sister, Gloria Davis; her children, Terry W. Peters, Brian K. Peters and Devon D. Shimoda; her grandchildren, Justin Peters, Chelsea Griffith, Diana Shimoda and Ryan Shimoda; several great-grandchildren.

A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 10, 2022 at Peninsula Memorial Park by Rev.  Andrew Whitehead. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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#3 Jessica Hughes 2022-10-08 14:42
Shirley welcomed all of us to her and Art’s home after she and Art met and were married. She treated us all as family and we were happy that she and Art found happiness together in the time they had. Our prayers are with her and her family.
#2 Peggy LaMan 2022-10-06 22:36
Shirley brought great joy to the LaMan family, especially to my father-in-law and my daughter. She was a blessing and was a special lady. God Bless Miss Shirley and all of of her family.
#1 Chelsea Griffith 2022-10-06 21:07
I love you Nana. You will forever be in our hearts

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