Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Erma Lavern Dotson Moreland, 81, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Cox-Monett Hospital.

She was born Jan. 9, 1932, in Harrison, Ark., the daughter of Oliver and Allie (Cantrell) Anderson. She was united in marriage to Jim Dotson, who preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 1998. She later married William (Bill) Moreland, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Clayton Dotson and his wife, Betty, of Cassville, and Bill Dotson, of Purdy; one daughter, Patricia Asburry and her husband, Jimmy, of Cassville; one sister, Phyllis Hoag and her husband, Jim, of Amity, Ore.; 11 grandchildren; over 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, Joe Allen, who died at birth, four brothers and two sisters.

She received her education in Barry County.

Funeral services were held Monday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell conducted the services. Burial was at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Cassville.

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