Dotson, George Allen

Retired As City Court Clerk For Chattanooga

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
George Dotson
George Dotson

George Allen Dotson, 84, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

He was a member and deacon at Spring Creek Road Baptist Church and had been treasurer for 40 years.  George was a graduate of The University of the South at Sewanee where he played football.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and received the Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Star and the United Nations Service Medal.  He was past commander of the American Legion Post 214. He was retired as city court clerk with the city of Chattanooga.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and a brother.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Emily Dotson; daughter, Lindy (Scott) Hannah of Ooltewah; one grandson, Cade Dotson Hannah of Ooltewah; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Reverend James Julian officiating.

Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road.

Memorial contributions may be made to Spring Creek Road Baptist Church in honor of their faithful servants.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at Elmcroft Assisted Living and Caris Hospice.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.


Pierotti, Lois Beene

Lois Beene Pierotti, 82, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, after a struggle with cancer. She was surrounded by her family. Lois was born in South Pittsburgh, TN, and was the daughter of Alva Pauline Durham and David Lee Beene. Lois was preceded in death by her brother, Kenneth Beene. Survivors include her son, Karl Haas; daughter, Sonya ... (click for more)

Millsaps, Joseph "Joe" Benny

Joseph “Joe” Benny Millsaps, 76, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in a local hospital.  He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a dedicated and faithful member of Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church. He served in several religious organizations. Wherever he went or whoever he spoke with, they were left with a smile on their face.  ... (click for more)

Dunsmore, Velma Ruth (Dalton)

Velma Ruth Dunsmore, 68, of Dalton, Georgia, died on Friday, January 13, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Velma was born July 24, 1948 in Dalton, GA to the late Garvin Patterson and Rhoda Watkins Patterson; and was also preceded in death by her daughter, Pamela Mae Dunsmore; sister, Bonnie Amos; and brother, Lonnie Patterson. Mrs. Velma Ruth Dunsmore is survived by ... (click for more)

Duggan, Larry "Tator" (Charleston)

Larry “Tator” Duggan ,  64 ,  of Charleston, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at his home.    He was a veteran of the United States Army.  Larry was also retired from Bowater.  He was a member of Charleston First Baptist Church.  He enjoyed his time outdoors on his tractor and never met a stranger.   ... (click for more)

Man With Gun Runs From Police At Hamilton Place Mall; Pushes Shoppers Out Of The Way

A man who was found to be armed with a handgun was chased by police early Saturday afternoon. He pushed shoppers out of the way during the pursuit, which included racing down an escalator.   Erwin J. Rogers, 22, of 6111 Nottingham Dr., is facing multiple charges.    Around 1:50 p.m., Chattanooga Police officers working at the Hamilton Place Mall ... (click for more)

Arrest Made In Sunday Night Murder In LaFayette

An arrest has been made in a murder in LaFayette, Ga., on Sunday night. The Walker County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating thehomicide that was reported to the Sheriff's Office at about  7:25 p.m.   Law enforcement officers, Walker County Emergency Services and the coroner worked the crime scene on Wheeler Road ... (click for more)