Margery Lea Dotson 1930-2019


A Graveside Service Celebrating Margery’s Life

Friday Morning, March 8, 2019

Service Begins at 10:00 AM

Fairlawn Cemetery

Decatur, Illinois 62522

Margery Lea Dotson. 88, of Decatur, passed on Sunday, March 3, 2019 in Heritage Health Center Mt. Zion, IL.

Margery’s graveside service will be Friday, March 8, 2019 at 10:00 am at Fairlawn Cemetery, Decatur, IL. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements.

Margery was born in August of 1930 in Hillsboro, Illinois, the daughter of Harry and Leona Burgener. She lived on East Clay Street in her early life and went to Decatur High School. She worked at Illinois Bell and Telephone Answering Service. She married Robert Dotson.

She is survived by her sons: Rick (Debbie) Dotson and Randy Dotson; brother, Bobby Burgener; Grandchildren, Jessie Dotson, Danny Dotson, Roxie (Graham) Danyus, Blake (Amanda) Dotson; Great Grandchildren, Eli, Beau, Maci, and Lyla.

Margery was preceded by her husband, Robert Dotson; brothers, Chuck Burgener and Harry Burgener.

Margery was known for her generosity, making great cookies, having two wonderful sons, four grandkids and four great grandkids. She was an amazing grandmother.

Her favorite song was “Unforgettable” by Nat King Cole and her favorite saying was “Go, Cubs, Go!” Margery was a very good artist and she loved staying active with her art and music.  Margery did nothing for herself and gave all she had to others.

Please sign the family guestbook.

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