Kathy Baker Dotson, 75, Akron, died at 5:25 p.m., Monday, March 23, 2020, at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1944, in Paintsville, Ky. to Richard and Nettie (Sluss) McKenzie.
Kathy first married John D. Baker on Jan. 31, 1965; he died June 26, 1971. She then married Glen Dotson on May 4, 1996. She owned and operated Kathy’s Cleaning Service in Wabash. Kathy was a former member of the Old Baptist Church in Gilead, Indiana and attended the Freedom Life Church in Wabash..
She is survived by her husband, Glen Dotson of Akron, son, Jimmie (Cindy) Baker of Fort Myers, Fla., grandson, Travis Barshney of Fort Wayne, sisters and brothers, Betty Webb of Bloomington, Ill., William (Judy) McKenzie of Lagro, Ethel McKenzie of Wabash, Brenda (Randy) Newman of Pierceton, Richard McKenzie and Herbie McKenzie, both of Wabash, and Della (Ivan) Lance of North Manchester. She was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Travis Barshney, daughter, Esta Faye Nemore, and 2 sisters, Esta Love and Carol Butzuris.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, March 27, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Morrisett officiating. Burial will be in Lagro Cemetery, Lagro.