Phyllis Hollars Dotson, age 92, formerly of Deerfield Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 22, 20l4.

Born November 21, 1921 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Wilson and Buna Earp Hollars. Phyllis was a retired receptionist from Watauga Medical Center and previously worked several years for Belk department store.


Mrs. Dotson is survived by her son, Reyd Dotson and wife, Sandra, and granddaughter, Annika Dotson, all of Golden, Colorado. She is also survived by three sisters, Grace Fabisak of San Diego, CA., Rena Davis of Banner Elk, and Pat Willetts of Greensboro. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her husband, McDonald Dotson; son, Keith Dotson; brother, Creed Hollars; and her parents.

Funeral services for Phyllis Hollars Dotson will be conducted Saturday morning, April 26, 2014, at 11 o'clock, at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Dr. Sonny Younce. The family will receive friends Saturday morning from 10 until 11 o'clock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes. Private graveside services will be at Mount Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, Western Carolina Chapter, 3800 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC 28215.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Dotson family.



Funeral Homes