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Dottie  Grantham  Garland

Dottie Grantham Garland
  • December 14, 1937 - October 21, 2017
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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“I love and miss you Grandma! ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Maia

2 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Mosley Boudreaux and family

“My Great Aunt Dottie,An unforgettable person with the kindest spirit. She is so precious. I can hear her sweet laugh in my head, it was one of a kind...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Mosley Boudreaux - AL

“You're ALWAYS in my HEART. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Brooke Barrere - Metairie, LA

“I loved her all of my life! She was a wonderful person and someone one that was honest, loving, a good mother, grandmother, wife, daughter, and...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Stephen Doxakis - Churchh Hill, TN

“We are so sorry for your loss. We will continue to keep your family in our thoughts and in our prayers. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Jefferson - Diamondhead, MS

“So sorry for your loss, Jeff and family. May peace and comfort come your way. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Hoover - Ponchatoula, LA

“So sorry, dear Brooke and Brian. Loving thoughts. Carrying you all in prayer at this time. The children too. ❤ ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Jacqueline Beh - Lackawaxen, PA

“I can't believe you're gone. I went to call you today, like I do most days, but had to stop myself. I don't know what I'm going to do without you....Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Brooke Barrere - Metairie, LA

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Dottie Maxine Grantham Garland passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the age of 79. She was born on Tuesday, December 14, 1937 in Carol, Mississippi to the late Earcell Helen Wynn Grantham and the late William Edward Grantham. She was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Dottie is survived by her children: daughter, Christy Lynn Schwarz and her husband Clarence; sons, Dennis Gerry Yelverton, Perry Mason Yelverton, and Jeffery Scott Garland and his wife Tracy; as well as grandchildren she and her late husband Don raised as their own, Brooke Michelle Barrere and her husband Rob, and Brian Michael Kohnken and his wife Lindsay. She is also survived by sisters, Billie Jean Waits, and Katie Amis; grandchildren, Shane Michael Yelverton and his wife Shauntele, Ivyleigh Hunter Garland, and Holly Jean Garland; and great-grandchildren, Trey, Tyler, Maia, Mattie, Benjamin, Leonidas, Lexi, and Lincoln.

She was preceded in death by her father, William Edward Grantham; mother, Earcell Helen Wynn Grantham; husband, Don Alvaro Garland; and siblings, Jean Doxakis, John D. Grantham, Mary Ann Holmes, Delores Grantham, and William Grantham Jr.

Services were private and held by the family.

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