Paula Lucille “Paula Lucy” Dotson, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 8:54 p.m., at her home surrounded by her loving family. Paula was born December 5, 1940 to John Ivan and Nellie Eileen Newland McKillip who preceded her in death. On February 14, 1984 she married Phillip Dotson who survives in Lima, Ohio.
Paula retired from Lima Memorial Hospital where she worked in central supply. She was a member of Lima First Missionary Church. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with the grandchildren.
Survivors include 2 sons; Charles (Barbara) Battles of Newark, Ohio and John (Lisa) Battles of Lima, Ohio, 4 grandchildren; Bailey, Dustin, Drew Asher and Joshua Battles, 2 great grandchildren; Ella and Julien Battles, 2 sisters; Nancy (Dick) Hile and Joyce (Kay) Phillips, a brother Curtis McKillip.
She was preceded in death by her best friend and sister Mary Ann Ball.
A memorial service will begin 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Lima First Missionary Church, 1105 West Robb Avenue, Lima, Ohio 45801, Rev. Dr. Timothy White will be officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to Lima First Missionary Church.