Dorothy "Dot" Lawrence Appleton

Monday, November 13, 2017

Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Lawrence Appleton, age 100, of Nashville, TN, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Born in Marshall Co., TN, Mrs. Appleton was a daughter of the late Thomas H. Lawrence and Mary Sue White Lawrence. She was retired as a payroll clerk with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. Mrs. Appleton was also a member of Forest Hills United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Ralph Powell Appleton; a sister, Helen Lawrence Martin; two brothers, Thomas H. Lawrence, Jr. and Garrett Holt Lawrence, Sr. She is survived by nieces and nephews; Sue (John) Groomes, Emily (Jerry) Gordon, Vivian (Chuck) Coble, Garry (Debra) Lawrence, Tommy Lawrence, Phil (Donna) Martin, Eddie Martin, Margie (John) Prather and Mary Martin.

Family members would like to express a special thanks to the caring staff of Park Manor for the loving attention they have given to Dot during the several years she has resided there.

Graveside services were conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill, TN.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, TN, 931-364-2233 in charge of arrangements. (www.lawrencefuneral.net)