Miss Linda Gail Dotson (2018-12-21 19:17:58)

Miss Linda Gail Dotson, age 70, of Dotson Drive, Boone, passed away Wednesday afternoon, December 19, 2018 at Ashe Memorial Hospital in Jefferson.

Linda is survived by her mother, Helen Dishman Dotson of Boone; sister, Joan Robinson and husband, Lane, of Boone; brother, Donald Dotson and wife, Ruth, of Boone; nephews, Adam Lentz and wife, Valeree and their daughter, Tori, of Boone, Bennie Lane Robinson III of Raleigh, and Ian Robinson and wife, Katherine, and their daughter, Indy, of Boone; and niece, Amber Osteen and her daughters, Lily and Isla, of Boone. She was preceded in death by her father, Warren McDonald Dotson.
Linda became a Christian at an early age and enjoyed reading her Bible and singing hymns. After graduating from Watauga High School, she entered Appalachian State University where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in teaching and a Masters Degree in reading. She taught several years in the Caldwell County School System and tutored privately. She brought joy to and blessed others with her compassion, generosity, bubbly personality, sense of humor, and her infectious laughter. She shared her creative talents through her art and music. Playing the piano, teaching sign language, painting, singing, and crafts were some of her hobbies.
The family would like to express special thanks to the wonderful staff of Margate Health and Rehab Center and Ashe Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services for Linda Gail Dotson will be conducted Sunday afternoon, December 23, at 3:00PM at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Chuck Campbell. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 until 3:00PM, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes. Graveside services will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens.
The family suggests memorials to the Activities Fund at Margate Health and Rehab Center, 540 Waugh Street, Jefferson, NC 28640 or to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering at Poplar Grove Baptist Church, 279 Old Clayton Greene Road, Boone, NC 28607.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Dotson family.

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