Dorothy McAllister

Hamilton County

Dorothy Mae McAllister, 70, of Hixson, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 23, 2013.Dorothy was born October 5, 1942 in Decatur, Tenn., a daughter of the late Charles W. and Leota Kagley Giles. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles "Bucky" Giles.Dorothy worked in management for the Shoney's Corporation for many years and then retiring from Central Park as a manager in 2004. Dorothy was a kind and gentle soul, she had a loving and generous heart. She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother (Granny) who enjoyed playing with her grandkids daily. "Granny" was the title she was most proud of.Dorothy leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her daughter, Lisa (Donnie) Myrick; adoring grandkids, Jaxson Paul and Hadley Leighann Myrick; brothers, Ted, Larry, Billy and Michael Giles; sisters, Jody Kessler, Nancy Humphrey and Karen Smith; many nieces, nephews, numerous other relatives and several lifelong friends.Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mitch McClure of Middle Valley Church of God officiating.A special thank you to Grace Baptist Church for their support.Visit to share words of condolences to the family.The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975

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