Mrs. Dorothy Stevens “Dottie” Whatley age 72 of Griffin went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at WellStar Spalding Hospital. After a long illness.
Dottie was born in Thomaston, Georgia on June 27, 1947. She was retired secretary for chief pilot at Delta Air Lines, a member of Southside Baptist Church. Her father Ed Stevens and stepfather, Reverend James Burleson precede her in death.
Dottie was the wife of 5 years to Jerry D. Whatley of Griffin; stepmother to Reginald Whatley and Tommy Whatley and wife, Debbie and step grandmother to, Brandon Whatley; her mother, Jackie Stevens Burleson of Williamson, a sister, Mrs. Sara Buck and husband, Arvel of Sharpsburg. Dottie’s children and grandchildren; daughter, Pam Cotter and husband, Scott of Salem, Alabama and grandchildren, Garrett Cotter and Rachel Cotter, great granddaughter, Addilyn Isom Cotter; daughter, Kathy Brown of McDonough and grandchildren, Christian Brown and wife, Tessa of Athens, Caitlin Brown of McDonough; great-grandson, Jayden Brown; uncle, Don Stevens and wife Lila; aunt, Mary Frances Swatts Burns; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A visitation will be Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. A funeral service will be Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Southside Baptist Church at 2:00pm. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Barnesville. In lieu of flower the ask that you make a donation to Kit Club or Youth Department at Southside Baptist Church, 1332 Zebulon Road, Griffin, Georgia 30224.
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