Dorothy Jean Eddington

September 14, 1930June 27, 2020

Born on September 14, 1930 in Jenson, Kentucky to Grover Cleveland Garrison and Hester Garrison. She was the 2nd oldest of 9 children and graduated from Vicco High School. She worked at Don’s Pharmacy Fountain as a server. She married William Richard Eddington of Viper Kentucky on August 8, 1959. They spent their honeymoon at Cumberland Falls at the Moon Bow Motel. They moved to Decatur, GA in 1959. They then bought their house on Brook Drive and still have it to this day. She worked at DeKalb General Hospital when it opened. She had their first daughter, Robin in 1963 then Jennifer “Ginger” in 1966 and “Billy” William Jr. in 1972. She started working in the school cafeterias after all the kids started school where she retired in 2000. She attended and served in the choir and nursery at Forrest Hills Baptist Church for over 50 years. She is still a member today. She and dad built a retirement home place in Kentucky where they would travel and spend time with family. She spent her remaining time loving and enjoying her children, grandchildren, and great grand children.


  • Robin Bates, Daughter
  • Jennifer "Ginger" Eads, Daughter
  • "Billy" William Eaddington, Jr., Son
  • Wilma Brown, Sister
  • Kaye Blalock, Sister
  • Dean Garrison, Brother
  • Meagan Ally, Granddaughter
  • Brittany Eads, Granddaughter
  • Brooke Eads, Granddaughter
  • Susie Eads, Granddaughter
  • Caroline Spikes, Granddaughter
  • Karen Eddington, Granddaughter
  • Trey Eddington, Grandson
  • Travis Spikes, Great Grandson
  • Cash Spikes, Great Grandson
  • Luke Spikes, Great Grandson
  • Hayden Coblentz, Great Granddaughter
  • Eva Ally, Great Granddaughter


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020


Dorothy Jean Eddington

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Angie Howard

July 1, 2020

Aunt Dot was special to me we always called each other on our birthdays hers was a day before mine. Rest in peace love you