Dorothy Stevens "Dottie" Whatley,


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, Ga. on June 27, 1947. She was retired secretary for the 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 of 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 was held June 27, 2020 at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. A funeral service was held Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Southside Baptist Church. Interment followed 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, Ga. 30224.
Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Rd, Griffin is in charge of arrangements.
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