Dottie Somerville, 64, departed this life on Friday, June 7, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at Boyd & Royster Funeral Services Chapel in Warrenton. The Rev. Don A. Stith will officiate, and burial will follow in Greater Lovely Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Macon.

Dottie was born March 2, 1955, to the late Walter A. and Helen I. Somerville in Warren County.

She was the first woman to graduate from Johnson C. Truck Driving school, ranking third in the class in which all other students were men.

In addition to her parents, Dottie was preceded in death by one brother, Authur D. Somerville.

She leaves to cherish her memory: two brothers, Charles Somerville of the home and Harold G. Somerville (Mary) of Ridgeway; a very special friend, Pat Gaul; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

The viewing will be from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, in the funeral home chapel.

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