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Dorothy Jo "Dottie" Lawson

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Dorothy Jo "Dottie" Lawson Obituary
LAWSON, DOROTHY JO "DOTTIE," 54, of Simpsonville, KY, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in Lexington, KY.

She worked for the Ashland Oil Company for the past 18 years, most recently as a brand manager for the Valvoline District. She received a bachelor's degree in marketing and a master's degree in education from the University of Louisville.

She was preceded in death by her beloved mother, Nella Dean Lawson, of Louisville; her grandmother, Ella Mae Brockman, of Sand Gap, KY and her grandfather, Luther H. Powell, of Sand Gap.

Dottie is survived by her sister, Frankie; her brother-in-law, Tim Gardner and her life partner, Mark Pena.

She was an avid UofL sports fan. She loved life, her family and friends and held them close. She touched many lives and will be missed by all who knew her.

Her funeral service is 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lakes Funeral Home, McKee, KY, with burial to follow in the Powell Family Cemetery, Kerby Knob, KY. Visitation: 1:30-6 p.m. with a service at 7 p.m. Monday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, Louisville. A celebration of life ceremony will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fasig-Tipton Dining Room, 2400 Newtown Pike, Lexington.


Published in The Courier-Journal from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2014
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