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Sherry Denise (Murphy) Dotson

August 16, 1967 ~ April 17, 2022 (age 54)

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Sherry Denise (Murphy) Dotson, 54, of Beech Creek, WV tragically departed this life on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Beech Creek, WV.   Born August 16, 1967 at Man, WV, she was the daughter of Effie Jane (Chafin) Hardesty of Mate Creek, WV and the late Benjamin “Benny” Murphy. 

Sherry was a graduate of Matewan High School and was an employee of Coalfield CAP having worked for approximately 28 years in the Mingo County Head Start System.  She was currently the teacher at the Delbarton Head Start. 

Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Effie Jane and Roger Hardesty of Mate Creek, WV; her husband, Greg Dotson of Beech Creek, WV; her son, Connor Dotson of Beech Creek; her step-mother, Pamela Murphy of Beech Creek, WV; two step-sons, Jared Dotson and Christopher Dotson both of Clay City, KY; two step-grandchildren, Aubrey and Elijah Dotson; her step-brother, Jonathan Estepp; a special cousin, Marty Ferrell of Cleveland, OH; and a special family, Betty, Mike, and Timmy Kane.  She is also survived by and will be terribly missed by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and the numerous children, many whom are adults now, whose lives she touched through the Mingo County Head Start program.  She will always be loved! 

In honoring her wishes, cremation will take place.  A simple celebration of life service and burial of her cremains will take place on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Simpkins Cemetery on the Right Hand Fork of Beech Creek, WV.

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Celebration of Life
April 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Simpkins Cemetery on the Right Hand Fork of Beech Creek

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