Valeria L Dotson

January 28, 1925May 10, 2022
Obituary of Valeria L Dotson
Valeria L. Dotson, 97, of LeRoy passed away May 10, 2022 at Carle Bromenn Hospital, Normal. She was born January 28, 1925 to Harry and Artie (Scott) Epperson and married the love of her life, Roger Dotson on January 9, 1947 in Colfax, IL. He precedes her in passing after 67 years of loving matrimony. Surviving are her children-in-law: Richard Sutton, Beverly Dotson; grandchildren: Nicole Durham, Kristin (John) Rollins, Valerie (Dan) Johnson, Melissa (Dale) Karrick, Jenny Sutton; great-grandchildren: Peyton Rollins, Makenna Rollins, Caitlyn Karrick, Kaitlyn, and Emmalyn. Valeria is also preceded in passing by her parents; children: Robert “Bob” Dotson, Jeanne Sutton; and brothers: Elmo and Ervin Epperson. Valeria was a very loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was an active member of her community, being a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church of LeRoy as well as the American Legion. Most people in town knew her from Poindexter’s IGA. She was bestowed the title of Grand Matriarch with the Independent Order of Odd Fellow-Rebekas in Lincoln. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society. Valeria was an incredibly faithful woman, who loved God with all her heart and will be missed dearly by her family and community. A visitation will be held at LeRoy United Methodist Church on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 from 9:00 am – 10:00 am, with a funeral service at 10am. Entombment will follow services at East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Bloomington. Condolences and memories may be left with the family at

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