Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014

Dorothy Markland, ELIZABETHTON

Published April 22nd, 2014 10:20 pm

Dorothy Mae (Peoples) Markland passed away Saturday, April 19th, 2014, with her loving daughter Carola and son-in-law, Gary Walker, by her side, in Newark, Ohio.
Dottie (as she loved to be called) was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Carroll B. Markland, Her parents, Lon and Mae Peoples; as well as her sisters, Betty Smith, Ann Moody, Patsy Smithl; and one brother, Jimmy Peoples, preceded her in death.
Dottie leaves behind to cherish her memory, her daughters and sons-in-law: Carola and Gary Walker and Cathy and Edwin McKeehan; her precious grandchildren, Marc & Brett (Jodie) Logazino, Melissa McKeehan, Alicia Scott (Michael); and six great grandchildren, Araya, Gavin, Lauren, Wyatt, Jackson and Brennan. She also leaves to mourn her passing a special sister-in-law, Kathryn (Markland) Lovegrove; and brother-in-law, James D. Smith. She also leaved behind numerous Nieces and Nephews.
Dottie was born in Blowing Rock, NC, and spent her life in Elizabethton until she married her husband and became a devoted Navy wife. She spent most of her married life residing in Florida, 3 years in Georgia, and lastly, 6 years in Elizabethton, completing the circle of her life.
The family would like to thank the staffs of Amedisys Home Health Care in Elizabethton, Signature Home Health Care and Acclaim Hospice, both of Newark, Ohio, for all their care, love, and support during her illness.
Funeral services for Dorothy will be in the Memorial Funeral Chapel on Friday, April 25, 2014.
Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m., the service will follow with Reverend Dwight Basham officiating.
Burial will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park.
Friends may also visit with the family at the Markland home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 207 N Boone Street, # 25, Johnson City, TN 37604 in her memory.
Condolences may be emailed to the family at mfc@chartertn.net.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.