Funeral service for Henry W. Dotson, 93, of Falkville will be Thursday, April 30, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Andrew’s Chapel Baptist Church with Bro. Milt Kinsinger and Bro. Charles Williams officiating, with burial in the adjoining cemetery and Peck Funeral Home directing. The body will be at the church one hour prior to the service. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Mr. Dotson, who died Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at Hartselle Medical Center, was born April 28, 1916, in Lawrence County to George Washington Dotson and Mary Harriet Hooper Dotson. He was a carpenter by trade and was a minister for 47 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Turrentine Dotson; and two sons, Alton Dotson and Rabon Dotson.
Survivors include two sons, Albert Allen Dotson and his wife, Sarah, and Virgil Dotson and his wife, Gail, both of Decatur; two daughters, Mary Ruth Terry and her husband, Teames, of Decatur and Janice Posey and her husband, Quinton, of Cullman; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Roger Terry, Dennis Terry, Allen Dotson, Scott Dotson, Kenneth Dotson, Kieth Dotson, Mark Dotson and Brandon Dotson.
The family request memorials be made to Wiregrass Hospice, 1213 Cullman Shopping Center, Cullman, AL 35055.
This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.