It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dottie Leigh Fields. Dottie a lifetime resident of Phelps and a prominent member of the community departed this life on September 28, 2021 at Meta, Ky. Born April 2, 1961, a daughter of the late Vercel Fields & Elizabeth Hurley Fields. In addition to her daughter, Vergena Lebeth Fields, passing alongside her, she was preceded in death by an infant sister; Hilda Marie Fields, grandparents; Everette & Nola Hurley, and Lewis & Maggie Fields, and a brother-in-law Joe Hurley.
She is survived by a grandson Phoenix Fields, a sister Norma (Dave) Smith, nieces Heather (Regina) Fields all of Jamboree, Ky. and Amanda (Gary) Hall of Dandridge TN. A great nephew Trevor Hurley of Dandride TN. And a Special Aunt and Uncle Everette Earl and Kathy Hurley. She is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who loved her.
Visitation begins Wednesday October 6, 2021 at the Jamboree Church of God at 6 PM. Funeral Services will be on Thursday October 7, 2021 at 1:00 PM , Interment will be at the Annie Lee Young Cemetery at Chloe Creek. Larry Blackburn will be officiating the services.
Dottie loved to travel, never meeting a stranger and helping anyone she found in need. Always wearing a smile she never shyed away from lending a helping hand. Dottie’s greatest accomplishment was the role of mother and grandmother. She devoted herself to the care and support of her daughter and grandson.
The family of Dottie and Vergena are humbled and appreciative of the support communicated and the care given them by the friends and neighbors. The class of 1979 have shown a special care to our family. We thank those who gave the anonymous donations. This gesture is of immeasurable value and speaks significantly about the impact of the life we commemorate.
The arrangements are under the direction of Jones and West Funeral Home at Phelps, Ky.
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