Joyce Reba "Dottie" Rambo

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RAMBO, Joyce Reba "Dottie"Was born March 2, 1934 in Anton, KY. She passed away on May 11, 2008 in a fatal bus accident near Mt. Vernon, MO. Her life was filled with tragedies and successes from an early age. She rose in stature through her artistic and writing career over 7 decades. With a Bigger Than Life personality, and far too many Grammy, Dove and other prestigious awards to mention. Her legendary status has caused her to be called... "The Queen Of Gospel Music"... Her songs will live forever! Dottie was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Elizabeth (Burten) Luttrell; parents-in-love, Noah and Mary Rambo; sisters, Martha Dickerson, Doris Hogan, and Lola Cornett; brothers, J. B. Luttrell, Eddie Luttrell and twin brothers at birth, Elbert Fay and Earl Ray Luttrell; sisters-in-love, Amanell Buntin, Mary Ausenbaugh, June Baird, Maudie Rambo and Lee Luttrell; brothers-in-love, R. B. Cummings, Fay Buntin, Raymond Rambo, James Douglas Rambo, Melvin Baird, Basil Slaton and Bob Dickerson. Dottie is survived by her daughter, Reba Rambo-McGuire and her husband, Dony McGuire; grandchildren, Destiny Rambo McGuire, Israel Anthem McGuire, Dionne (McGuire) Dismuke and her husband, Scott Dismuke; great grandson, Dyson Dismuke; sister, Nellie Slaton; brothers, Freddie Luttrell and Jerry Luttrell; sisters-in-love, Hilda Cummings, Betty Rambo, Marie Rambo, Shirley Rambo, Anna Jo Rambo, Jane Johnston, Joann Luttrell and Mary Ann Combs; brothers-in-love, Bennie Rambo, Rev. Don Rambo, Jack Rambo, Rev. Monroe Rambo, James Ausenbaugh, Bud Hogan and Jim Cornett; and a host of nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, and great-great-great nieces and nephews. The public is invited to Dottie's Home-Going Celebration Service Monday, May 19, 2008 at 1 p.m., at Christ Church, 15354 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville, TN 37211. Visitation with the family will be Saturday, May 17, 2008 from 4 to 8 pm. and on Sunday, May 18, 2008 from 2 to 4 p.m., at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home. Private Family Entombment will follow in Woodlawn's Cross Mausoleum. To send tributes and condolences visit MeM.com. WOODLAWN-ROESCH-PATTON FUNERAL HOME, 660 Thompson Lane, Nashville, TN 37204; 615-383-4754; A Dignity Memorial Provider. Photo courtesy of Aaron Crisler/The Judy Nelon Group.

Published in The Tennessean from May 16 to May 18, 2008
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