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Dortha "Dot" Gilbert Vinsant

November 16, 1931 July 24, 2018
Dortha "Dot" Gilbert Vinsant
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Dortha “Dot” Gilbert Vinsant age 86, of Dalton, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Lemuel Cain Vinsant; brother, C. L. Gilbert and sisters, Helen Hastings and Faye Chance; two great-grandchildren, Camden Haley Blackwell and Lyle Cain Blackwell. Dot was lovingly known as “Mama Dot” by all who loved her. She was born on November 16, 1931 in Dalton, GA. Dot was the daughter of Eula Mae Gilbert who passed away when Dot was 4 years of age. She was raised by her aunt and uncle, Lent and Carrie Gilbert of Chattanooga, TN. Dot grew up in the Highland Park and East Brainerd Community in Chattanooga and attended Tyner High School. Dot was a graduate of Dalton Vocational School of Health Occupations and worked for 25 years at Hamilton Medical Center in Labor and Delivery. Dot had a great love for animals and those in need. She was a 36-year breast cancer survivor. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Dalton. She always looked forward to going to her Sunday School class and when she could no longer be a part of her class, her dear friends brought fellowship to her. She is survived by her gifts from God; two sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Debbie Vinsant of Atlanta and Scott and Eleanor Vinsant of Dalton, three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Chuck King of Bristol, TN, Becky and Randy Boyd and Angie and Joedy Karr, all of Dalton; grandchildren, Jennifer and Eric Noe of Powell, TN, Greg King of Bloomington, IL, Andrea Martin, Kent and Rachel Boyd, Christine and Adam Carter of  Carrollton, Zach Vinsant, Amber and Will Brackett, all of Dalton, Keri and Matt Blackwell of Tunnel Hill and Tanner Karr of Dalton; great-grandchildren, Gavin and Gretchen Martin, Jacob and Emma Noe, McCoy Blackwell, Jackson and Lawson Carter, and Ansley Brackett. Marivic Roque Mensalves always had a special place in Mama Dot’s heart. She is also survived by her dear cousins, Cathy Poole Chamberlain, Clarence Poole and Charles Poole; other special nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. A celebration of life to honor Mrs. Vinsant will be held Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Flanagan and Addie Allen officiating.  Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 12:00 noon until the service time at 3:00 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Northwest Georgia, P. O. Box 3946, Dalton, GA  30719. You may leave the family a message or light a candle on the tribute wall at www.julianpeeples.com Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton.  For further information, call 706-259-7455.


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Visitation

Thursday

26

Jul

12:00 PM 7/26/2018 12:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 7/26/2018 3:00:00 PM
Julian Peeples Funeral Home

2801 Cleveland Road
Dalton, GA 30721

Julian Peeples Funeral Home
2801 Cleveland Road Dalton 30721 GA
United States

Service

Thursday

26

Jul

3:00 PM 7/26/2018 3:00:00 PM
Julian Peeples Funeral Home

2801 Cleveland Road
Dalton, GA 30721

Julian Peeples Funeral Home
2801 Cleveland Road Dalton 30721 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

West Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

West Emery Street
Dalton, Georgia 30720

West Emery Street Dalton 30720 Georgia
United States
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