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In Loving Memory

Bonnie Lou Knight Dotson

November 25, 1939 – December 24, 2020

Bonnie Lou (Knight) Dotson, 81, of Alvin passed away December 24, 2020 at Clear Lake Hospital after a bout with cancer. She was born November 25, 1939 in Alvin to parents Harry Davis Knight and Bernice Calvert Knight.

Bonnie was a lifelong resident of Alvin where she attended Alvin schools. She was a member of Alvin Church of Christ.

At the age of 13, Bonnie met someone that became "the love of her life," Ernest Glenn Dotson. Glenn's dad worked with Bonnie's dad and Glenn was their helper. They dated off and on for about 4 years and then they eloped and were married in Cold Springs, Texas September 25, 1956. Their lives began and they were blessed with 2 daughters, Glenda and Connie.

Bonnie was raised on a farm with lots of cattle, horses and she knew what hard work was all about. She loved the outdoors, she enjoyed hunting and fishing and family time together.

Bonnie is preceded in death by her husband: Glenn Dotson; parents: Harry and Bernice Knight; brother: Harold; sister: Marie Knight Mouton; beloved grandsons: Marshal Moinat and Cordell Hechler.

Left to keep Bonnie's memory alive are: her 2 daughters, Glenda Lou Dotson Henry and husband, James "Bo"; Connie Lynn Dotson Margraves and husband, Bubba; grandchildren: Heath Parker, Dallas Clifton, Nickalas Parker, Aimee Lambright, Starla Moinat; great-grandchildren: Zoey Lambright, Devin Oros, Adrian Oros, Xayvion Moinat, Lyric Bell, Norman Clifton, Luna Clifton; brother: Larry W. Knight and wife, Lana; along with numerous other family and friends.

Bonnie will be remembered for her big personality, her generosity, she loved life to the fullest, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and had a smile that could light up a room.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 6 pm-8pm at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home, 311 N. Friendswood Dr. Friendswood, Texas 77546.

 A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 10 am at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home with Gary Coffman officiating.

Interment will immediately follow in Confederate Cemetery in Alvin, Texas.

Pallbearers: Vincent Garcia, Able Garcia, Patrick Knight, Thomas Henry, Jerry Enochs, Colby Knight.

Condolences may be sent to the Dotson family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.

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5 thoughts on “Bonnie Lou Knight Dotson”

  1. I'm so sorry to hear this. I remember her from the days I lived in Alvin. She was always so sweet and pleasant. I'm so sorry Connie. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    1. I'm so sorry to hear this. I remember her from the days I lived in Alvin. She was always so sweet and pleasant. I'm so sorry Connie. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Bonnie what a joy you were to be around. Bonnie's humbleness combined with her joy of life brought happiness to many. Two of my grandchildren caught their first fish in the pond behind her house. She praised and loved their efforts as they held up their 3-inch fishies. We'll see you later, Bonnie, where there is no more pain and only joyful love for our Lord.

  3. Dear Glenda and Connie, We were so saddened to hear the news of your mom, Your dad and mom have left a mark in our hearts, two wonderful people that were there for us when we needed them, you will never be forgotten.. THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES. , love, Michael and Angele.

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