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Lanie Walter Dotson
Date of Death or Service Nov 11, 2018
Lanie Walter Dotson

 A memorial service will be held on Saturday afternoon, January 12, 2019 at 2:00PM. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 1:00PM until the time of service. 

Lanie Walter Dotson, age 68 of Dickson, TN died on November 11, 2018.  For those desiring, memorials may be made to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Lanie was born January 19, 1950 in Charlotte, TN.  He suffered a lifelong injury at the age of 18, just before entering college, leaving him without the use of his legs and most of his upper body.  Lanie chose to make the most of his situation and his life.  He graduated from the University of Tennessee, Nashville Campus.  He owned and operated Dotson Bookkeeping and Tax Service.  Lanie was a devoted UT sports fan.  If the Vols were playing, he was watching.  Lanie held membership with the Rock Springs Freewill Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his father, Lucian Walter Dotson; his mother Virginia “Jean” Christy Dotson Sutton; and step-father, Kenneth Ward Sutton; his brother, Kenny Ray Sutton.

He is survived by his sister, Lunell Davenport of Dickson, TN; his niece, Kimberly Payne (Rick) of Dickson, TN; 3 great nephews, Matthew, Tyler, and Wade; 3 aunts, Ova Lee Parchman of Dickson, TN, Corrine Street of Dickson, TN, and Oretha Parchman of McEwen, TN. 

Services under the direction of the Taylor Funeral Home, (615) 446-2808, TaylorSince1909.com    



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