Iris Ward Dotson

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IRIS WARD DOTSON EAST CHICAGO, IN Iris Ward Dotson was born on January 15, 1952 to the late Rev. Iverson and Evelyn (nee Mitchell) Ward. She departed this life on July 11, 2011 at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago. Iris was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Dotson, Sr.; and sister, Kathleen Peterson. She is survived by three children: Gregory (Soraya) Ward, Kelly Ward, and Melissa Dotson; stepson, Stanley Dotson, Jr.; five grandchildren: Anfernee, Kayla, Brian, Breion, and Brandon; mother, Evelyn Ward; sisters: Marjorie (Ivory) Peterson and Joyce Dix; two nieces: Karen Howard and Andrea (nee Dix) Washington; nephew, Andre (Theresa) Peterson; brother-in-law, Fletcher Peterson; sisters-in-law: Mildred (Pete) Gainer and Mary Ann Dotson; and a host of other relatives and friends. All services will be held at Goodwill Baptist Church, 5119 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago. The wake will be held Thursday, July 14, 2011 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 15, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Interment at Fern Oaks Cemetery, Griffith. Fife Funeral Home, East Chicago, in charge of arrangements (219) 398-3210.

Published in The Times on July 13, 2011