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Dorothy Stevens "Dottie" Whatley

June 27, 1947 ~ June 20, 2020 (age 72)



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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June 27, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Conner-Westbury Funeral Home
1891 West McIntosh Road
Griffin, GA 30223

June 28, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Southside Baptist Church
1332 Zebulon Road
Griffin, GA 30224


Greenwood Cemetery-Barnesville
Lamar Street
Barnesville, GA 30204

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