Freda R. Dotson, age 81, of Lima died 4:25 p.m. Sunday at Wyngate. She was born April 28, 1934 in Delphos to the late Francis B. and Dorothy Minnie Wilhelmy Miner. She married James L. Dotson May 12, 1952 and he survives in Lima.
Mrs. Dotson had been a homemaker and member of Cridersville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed fishing, anywhere, watching birds, growing flowers, garage sales flea markets and being with her family.
Additional survivors include children: Francie (James) Young of Fairborn, Harold ‘Jim’ (Cathy) Dotson of Harrod, Tina (Rick) Michael of Ney and Robert (Kim French) Dotson of Lima, 7 grandchildren: Josh Young, Jodi Dotson, Chris (Shannon) Dotson, Justin Dotson, Joseph Michael, Ashley Michael and Bobby Dotson, 4 great grandchildren: Layla Dotson, Layne Dotson, Olivia Golden and Zohie Dysert, a brother: Donald “Hubba” Miner of Lima and a sister: Maude Colley of Lima.
She was preceded in death by 4 brothers: Bernard “Butch” Miner, Walter Miner, Paul Miner and Richard Burrell and 3 sisters: Barbara Opperman, Sondra Hancock and Donna Jean Money.
Private family services will be held.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Kidney Foundation or to Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.