George Dotson

Hamilton County

George Allen Dotson, 84, of Chattanooga, walked into Heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 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; brother, Luther Dotson, Winchester, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. James Julian officiating.Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. 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

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