Dotson, Rex R. Sr. (Cleveland)

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Rex R. Dotson, Sr., 75, of Cleveland, TN, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at his residence. 

He was an avid golfer, and was an active member of the Elk’s Lodge, Cleveland Country Club, and a social member of the American Legion. 

He was the son of the late Hayden and Bertha Mae Dotson of Clyde, NC; and was also preceded in death by his sister, Hellan Johnson of Clyde, NC; and two brothers, Jack and William Gayle Dotson of Cleveland. 

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Wanda Dotson; son, Rex R. Dotson, Jr., and wife Jeanine of Cleveland; three daughters, Desiree Brown and husband Ted of Hudson, FL, Trish Watson of Niota, and Theresa Vaughn and husband Ronnie of Riceville; eight grandchildren, Rex R. Dotson, III, Chris Avaritt, Ty and Taylor Brown, Zack Rayl, Gabriel Watson, Joshua Vaughn and Callie Vaughn; one great-grandchild, Avelyn Dotson; and special friends, Jerry and Carol Deal of Dalton.

There will be no services or visitation at this time.

Arrangements are by Serenity Funeral Home in Cleveland.


Brewer, Richard Wayne (Chatsworth)

Richard Wayne Brewer, 46, of Chatsworth, Georgia, died on Saturday morning, July 4, 2015 at the Murray Medical Center in Chatsworth. Richard was born November 28, 1968 in Spring City, TN. He was a volunteer fireman with Whitfield County Fire Department and was formerly employed at Brown Industries. He was a member of White Graves Baptist Church in Ranger, Georgia. Richard was ... (click for more)

Hughes, James (Dalton)

James Hughes, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2015 after an extended illness. James was born in Macon, GA, to John Dee Pinson and Laura Pauline Mott Hughes. He was the youngest of eight children and the identical twin of John Dee Hughes. James attended Lanier High School in Macon, GA and Mercer University in Macon, GA, where he played basketball and baseball. ... (click for more)

Mary Alice Clift Mills

Mary Alice Clift Mills, 93,  an honored veteran of World War II and a nationally-recognized Master Rosarian, died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at her home in North Chattanooga.   Theodore “Ted” Mills, her husband of 64 years, and friends were with her when her life ended, leaving her trail of success in many fields. Mary Alice was a descendant of Civil War Colonel ... (click for more)

Janice "Jan" Holland Jumper

Janice “Jan” Holland Jumper, 70, of Ooltewah, died on Saturday, July 4. She was of the Baptist faith and retired from Olan Mills. Janice was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Birdie Lee Holland; sister, Gail Harris; and brother, Guy Westmoreland. Janice is survived by her husband of 45 years Jerry Jumper; daughter, Donna Hardiman; step-sons, Michael, Mark, and ... (click for more)

8 Treated For Fireworks Injuries At Erlanger Over Holiday Weekend; Twice The Number Over Previous 2 Years

Eight local residents, including two children, were treated for fireworks-related injuries at Erlanger emergency rooms over the July fourth holiday. One adult suffered from a partial hand amputation and the two children were treated for burns to their cheeks, according to Erlanger emergency medicine officials. Two adults required emergency care for eye injuries, including a ... (click for more)

Rep. McCormick Says Forrest Made His Wealth As A Slave Trader

Rep. Gerald McCormick, commenting on a bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest that stands in the Tennessee statehouse in an address to the Pachyderm club on Monday, said  saying that Forrest was a violent, vicious man who made his wealth as a slave trader.   The copper bust of Forrest, who was a lieutenant general in the Confederate Army, stands between the Tennessee ... (click for more)