Elijah Keon Dotson

Staff Reports • Sep 26, 2018 at 3:22 PM

Funeral services for Mr. Dotson, 17, will be Saturday at 4:15 p.m. at Watertown High School. Visitation will begin 45 minutes before the service. His body will lie in repose Saturday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Neuble Monument Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday from 12:30-5pm at Neuble Funeral Home. Family will be there to receive family and friends at 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. 

Survivors include his mother, Nancy (Michael Branson) Smith; father, Timothy Dotson; brother, Michael D. Smith Jr.; sister, Dereka M. Smith; nieces, Sariyah and Jayla; play-sisters, Dekota Smith, Allison Smith; nephews, Christian Smith, Elijah Garcia; pet-nephews, Drako and Eskobar; grandmothers, Paulette King, Vera (Teresa) Fenn; play-mothers and play-fathers, Mike (Karla) Smith, Otis (Buffy) Coffee; play-brothers, Otis (Sherry) Coffee, Jude Coffee; uncles, George Grooms, Lillard Grooms, Michael (Evaunder) Grooms, Eugene (Laurene) Grooms, Chris Grooms, John (Beverly) Bell, Frankie Foutch; aunt, Stephanie Grooms; great-aunt, Billie Hoover, Helen (John) Dunaway; and great-great-uncle, Clyde Woods.

Neuble Monument Funeral Home at 1330 Bluebird Road is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-3117.

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