Dorothy Mae Deason Miller, 96, of Hendersonville, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Spring Arbor West. She was the daughter of the late Eula Jane and James Henry Hightower. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, William Henry Deason and William Henry Miller; four brothers and one sister.
Born and raised in Bullock County, Alabama she moved to Washington, DC for 40+ years with her first husband until his retirement brought them back to Alabama where they resided until his passing. After her second husbandís passing she began spending her winters in Phoenix, Arizona with her son and summers in Hendersonville with her daughter. She then moved to Hendersonville permanently in 2005.
Dorothy was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was always devoted to her church and her family.
Survivors include her daughter, Bette Shaver of Hendersonville; son, James Deason of Phoenix, AZ; four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Crab Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Brad Knox officiating. The family will receive friends at the church an hour prior to the service. Burial will be held in Phenix City, AL on Friday.
This wonderful lady, full of many laughs, and even more love. A precious gift to have her as my dear Grandmother for so many years. Although she will me missed dearly, her great legacy shall shine forever on in our family.
Dot was a wonderful,loving and caring lady. She was the best mother-in-law anyone could have. And oh how she loved her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchild. I remember her mostly my her smile. She is finally home with the Lord and all those loved ones who have passed before her.