Dottie Lea

Obituary of Dottie Kaylene Lea

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Dottie Kaylene Lea, age 35, passed away Saturday February 11, 2023 at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital from an extended illness.  Dottie was a Bedford County native and a resident of McMinnville where she was General Manager of Dibrell Dollar General Store. She was a loving, caring wife and mother and was of the Christian Faith.

She was preceded in death by, paternal grandmother; Judy Dawes, maternal grandmother; Barbara Cawthorn.

Dottie is survived by her loving family, husband; Terry Allan Lea, mother; Samantha (Michael) Dawes, father; Quinn Lightfoot, sons; Trey, Matthew Tyler, Lucas and Tyler, daughters; Lillian and Kinsley, special niece; Emily, brother; Quincy Lightfoot, Sister; Gina Lightfoot, father-in-law; Jeffrey (Teri) Lea, mother-in-law; Teresa (Jerry) Honeycutt, paternal grandfather; Dale (Bobbie) Dawes, maternal grandfather; Fred Cawthorn, brother-in-law; Shylow Lea, sisters-in-law; Ashley (Matt) Wright, ShaDow (C.J.) Lea, Security (Ryan) Stoner and Victoria Rogers. Several nieces, nephews, aunt, uncles, and extended family also survive.

Funeral Services will be held Friday February 17, 2023 at 2:00pm at Layne Funeral Home in Altamont with Bro. Jason Graham officiating. Burial will follow in the Hunerwadel Cemetery. Visitation times are, Thursday Feb. 16th 10:00am to 8:00pm and Friday Feb. 17th 10:00am till time of service at 2:00pm.

All visitation and services will be held at Layne Funeral Home in Altamont, TN

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Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements. (931) 946-4444