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.


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