Sammie L. Brown
CAVE CITY – Sammie L. Brown, 81, Cave City, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at NHC Health Care Center.
A native of Clinton County, she was a daughter of the late Okla Homa Byrd and Nova Irene Groce Byrd. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include her six children, Donnie K. Brown and wife Margaret, of Canmer; Jimmy D. Brown and wife Becky, of Shady Grove; Jackie M. Brown and wife Robin, of Hiseville; Christopher D. Brown and wife Becky, of Hiseville; Steven D. Brown and wife Kathy, of Atlanta; and Sheila Brown Galloway of Hiseville; friend and father of her children, Marshall C. Brown; three sisters, Golda Byrd Murhlherr and husband Don, of Radcliff; Frankie Byrd Alstatt, of Smiths Grove; Joan Byrd Hibbs, of Park City; three brothers, Cordell Byrd and wife Laverne, of Hiseville; Johnny Byrd, of Glasgow; Bobby Byrd and wife Lorie, of Glasgow; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, James Odell Byrd, John Floyd Byrd and Lloyd Byrd; and one sister, Betty Byrd Daniels.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Hiseville Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Ray Henry Dotts
GAMALIEL – Ray Henry Dotts, 81, of Gamaliel, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital in Bowling Green.
He was born Sept. 11, 1931, in Indianapolis, Ind. to the late John Dotts and Rose Kelty Dotts. He was a retired cabinet maker, a U.S. Army veteran and attended Sadlers Chapel United Methodist Church. He was united in marriage on Feb. 14, 1952, to Luda Nell Strode Dotts, who preceded him in death on May 29, 2010.
He is survived by four sons, Michael Dotts, of Murfreesboro, Tenn, Steve Dotts, of Lafayette, Tenn, Kris Dotts, of Bowling Green, and Kelly Dotts, of Nashville,Tenn.; two daughters, Judy Maners, of Scottsville, and Kathy Stoutt, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Dotts; a brother, James Dotts; and five sisters, Helen Roberts, Vivian Dunbar, Margaret Dotts, Mary Tidd and Ida Holcomb.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel with burial to follow in Gamaliel Cemetery. Military rites will be performed at graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow.
Visitation will be after 10 a.m. on Sunday until service time at the funeral home.