Dorothy Marie Botts, 90, went to be with the Lord on December 23, 2022. She was born on March 27, 1932 in Abingdon, VA. She was the daughter of the late Wyndham W. and Helen J. (Nunley) Arnold. Dorothy was a faithful Christian, a devoted wife and mother. She loved flowers and her yard was always full of them. She enjoyed canning vegetables from the garden, eating out, shopping and going places. Mostly, she loved being with her family.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sanford Ray Botts, daughter Glenna Mae Botts, grandson Brian D. Arnold and her brother Hobert Arnold.
Those left to cherish her memory include her loving sister, Mary Hazel Townsend of Abingdon, VA; son & daughter-in-law, Kenneth & Freda Botts of Blair, WV with whom she made her home; daughter & son-in-law, Loretta & Bo Bumgarner of Abingdon, VA; grandchildren Jeff & Amy Gobble, Gina & David Counts, Leslie & Bobby Painter, Brad Arnold, Kayla & Devin Ford and Kevin & Whitney Hatfield.
She was blessed with 12 great grandchildren: Calvin, Lydia and Isaiah Arnold; Dallas & Laura Beth Gobble; Devin Seymore, Thomas Oothoudt, Lauren Wright; Hali Conley, MacKensey Mumpower; Buck & Olive Hatfield; and 9 great-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Farris Funeral Service – Main Street Chapel in Abingdon VA. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at 2:00 PM with Rev. James Fortune officiating. Burial will take place at Valley View Missionary Baptist Church cemetery following the service.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Gobble, Dallas Gobble, David Counts, Brad Arnold, Devin Ford, Devin Seymore, Bobby Painter and Kevin Hatfield.
The family of Dorothy Marie Botts is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, Main Street location, 427 E. Main Street, Abingdon VA 276-623-2700.