Verlis Tag Dotson

September 8, 1957 ~ December 29, 2022 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Verlis Dotson Obituary

Verlis “Tag” Dotson, age 65 of Freeburn, Ky. Departed this life on December 29, 2022,  at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Ky.

He was a son of the late Verlis Edward Dotson and Faye Ann Walters Dotson. He was also preceded in death by stepdaughter Christina Prater, Brother Verlin Dotson, sister Sheila Smith and great grandson Aiden Willis.

He leaves to mourn his passing wife Elaine Dotson of Freeburn, sons Brian (Leeann) Dotson, Edward Dotson and Mark Dotson(Donna) of Freeburn, Ky.And William Dotson of Hazard, Ky. daughter Anna Faye Hines of Hazard, Ky. step- daughters Corina (Keithie) Varney, of TN, Crystal (Donald) Holden, Los Vegas, NV. Angel (Troy) Lester of Hardy, Ky. and Carla Prater Majestic, Ky. Brother Johnny (Marlena) Adkins, and sister Debra Davidson. Verlis had 30 grandchildren. He also leaves many nieces and nephews and special friends Bill Mapes, Bob Mayhorn and Orville Wolford.

Verlis was a member of Freeburn Free Pentecostal Church of God. He loved and enjoyed his grandbabies . He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. He liked caring for his animals and spending his spare time fishing and working around the house.

His family will begin receiving friends at the Freeburn Free Pentecostal Church of God at 6:00 PM on Sunday January 1, 2023. There will be services Sunday and Monday night at 7P.M. with Funeral services on Tuesday January 3, 2023, at 1:00 PM. Interment will be at Dotson Family Cemetery at Freeburn, Ky. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Kenny Chapman, Archie Dotson, and Earnel Dotson officiating the services.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, KY..Our guestbook may be viewed at

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