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Loretta Darlene DottsPassing: June 21, 2024


Patton Hill Cemetery

Graveside Service

Tuesday, June 25th @ 1:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, June 25th @ 10:00am-12:00pm


Patton Hill Cemetery

Tuesday, June 25th @ 1:00pm

MITCHELL – Loretta “Lori” Darlene Dotts, 66, passed away Friday, June 21, 2024, surrounded by family, at her residence.

Born February 3, 1958, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Donald Hayes and Dorothy (Reynolds) Philpott. Loretta married Timothy Dotts on June 18, 1988, and he preceded her in death on March 3, 2024.

Loretta had previously worked for Mills Market at the deli counter as well as shipping and receiving, in housekeeping at the Spring Mill Inn, and was a homemaker. She enjoyed her family, playing bingo, singing, and giving to charities. Loretta was known to have an overwhelming faith. She previously attended Holy Ridge Church in Needmore.

Surviving are her children, Jessica Dotts of Bedford, Jeremy (Tiffany) Dotts of Mitchell, David Hayes of Mitchell, Joshua (Jamie) Dotts of Bedford, and Alissa (Eric) Shoults of Mitchell; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren with one on the way; and siblings, Bonnie J. Moser of Heltonville, and Ron Reynolds of Bedford

Her husband; parents; sons, Justin Dotts and Jerrod Dotts; grandchildren, Nori Berk and Shianna Dotts; and brother, Michael R. Hayes, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Patton Hill Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Andry officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Memorial contributions: Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services

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8 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Cathy Brewer | Bedford, IN
    Date: June 25, 2024
    Josh and Jamie, so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Prayers for all.
  2. Guest: Amber Castetter | Mitchell, IN.
    Date: June 23, 2024
    I remember her uncle noble married my grandmother back in the 80’s. She was my mom’s best friend long before that. I’ve known her literally all my life. She was a good hearted woman.
  3. Guest: Brenda Mckain | Brownstown, In
    Date: June 22, 2024
    All volunteers of LAWRENCE COUNTY CANCER PATIENT SERVICES are so sorry for your loss.
  4. Guest: Carole Ann Gray | East Jewett, New York
    Date: June 22, 2024
    So sad for your loss ... Lori was my cousin ... our Mothers were sisters. I will miss her.
  5. Guest: Cynthia Chestnut | BEDFORD
    Date: June 22, 2024
    My thoughts and prayers 🙏❤ are with you all. (Mildred (Reynolds) Wood's grandaughter.
  6. Guest: Mel Roach | Bedford, IN
    Date: June 22, 2024
    Lori was such a special person with a great big heart. She often spoke about her family and how much she loved them. Love, hugs and prayers to you all.
  7. Guest: Dennis Adams | Midland Texas
    Date: June 22, 2024
    Sorry for your loss.
  8. Guest: Daniel Luttrell | Bedford , IN
    Date: June 22, 2024
    So very sorry to hear about Lori ... Condolences to your family and friends !!!