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Dorothy Dotson

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

SIKESTON - Dorothy Elizabeth Dotson, 88, died May 27, 2007, at her home.

Born Aug. 21, 1918, in Sikeston, to the late Doll and Bertha Allensworth Lyons, she lived her entire life in Sikeston, where she attended Lincoln School. She was a member of the Westend Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a secretary for Sunday School and the Women's Missionary Society and an usher for many years. She and her husband operated Dotson's Funeral Home in Sikeston.

On Jan. 30, 1938, she married Alvin Dotson, who preceded her in death on March 30, 1988.

Two brothers and one sister also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Gwendolyn and Joseph Kellum of Sikeston; one granddaughter, Latoya Kellum of Sikeston; and one great-

grandson.

Visitation is from 1 p.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Westend Missionary Baptist Church with Ronald Williams, pastor of New Deliverance Missionary Church, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Sunset of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.

Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.