Dorthy Dean “Dot” Campbell Gatling

My mother, Dot Gatling,  passed away suddenly about 3 weeks ago. Here is her obit. Her family and friends will greatly miss her.

Dot Gatling Age 88,

Dorothy “Dot” Dean Campbell Gatling

From Morrilton, Arkansas

Formerly from Forrest City, AR

Died: May 10, 2016 in Conway

Born: November 4, 1927

Place of birth: Forrest City, AR

Father: James Carl Campbell (deceased)

Mother: Myrtle Davis Campbell (deceased)

Occupation: Retired Planter’s Bank employee, housewife

Hobbies: Watercolor Painting, China, Painting, Needlepoint, Embroidery, Knitting, Crocheting, Collecting Antiques.

Lifelong member of First Baptist Church, Forrest City, AR

Also attended First Baptist Church, Morrilton and Woodland Heights Baptist Church, Conway

Organizations: The Birthday Girls, The Breakfast Club, The Thursday Watercolor Group, and The Sherwood China Painters

Husband: Married to William “Bill” Chambliss Gatling (died December 19, 2006)

Wedding date: May 14, 1948 (Married 58 years)

She is survived by 4 Sons:

Mark Gatling, wife, Nazija of Florida

Jim Gatling of Morrilton, AR

Lance Gatling, wife, Atsuko of Tokyo, Japan

Craig Gatling, wife, Leslie of Forrest City, AR

8 Grandchildren:

Blake Gatling and wife Cindy of Morrilton, AR

Lori Davis of Atlanta, GA

Lissa Barnett of Choctaw Beach, FL

Mary Allison of Sarasota, FL

John Gatling, U.S. Marine Corps, CA

Chris Gatling of Omaha, NE

Katy Johnson of Lafayette, IN

Ashley Hawley of Somonauk, IL

8 Great Grandchildren Including

Maggie Gatling and Will Gatling of Springfield, AR

And very special friends Harry and Rita Caldwell, and Johnny and Libby Hoyt of Morrilton.

Graveside Services were at Forrest Park Cemetery, Forrest City, AR

11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 14, 2016



About Jim Gatling

Artist: primitive watercolors, colored pencil. Quilter: Original designs, Scrap quilts. Craftsman: Woodburning, Recycling Teacher: Retired MHS, SHCS K-12 Part Time. Collector: Antiques, Quilts, Glass, Buttons, Petit Point, Needlepoint, Hankies, Figural Perfume Bottles. Son, Father, Grandfather, Neighbor, Friend.
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2 Responses to Dorthy Dean “Dot” Campbell Gatling

  1. Deb says:

    Sorry to hear of your lost! Never easy to lose a loved one.will pray for your family.

  2. Wendy Drew says:

    So sorry for your loss!!!!

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