Dorothea "Dottie" Catherine Badgett Epes Dottie, age 96, has gone home to be with her Heavenly Father. She was born in Bloomington, IL and died in Shreveport on October 11, 2016. She grew up in Illinois and attended ISNU. She lived most of her married life in Shreveport where she worked for Roberts & Murphy Oil Company. Later she retired as Business Assistant at Broadmoor United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 ½ years, Archie C. Epes; son, Wayne Alan Epes, and parents, Wayne E. and Gulia S. Badgett. She is survived by her two daughters, Linda Kay Jones and husband, Robert, Victoria Anne Brown and husband, Robert; three grandchildren, Kesi Marquez and husband, Nars, Bradley Brown, and Brittany Jones; six great-grandchildren, Kirstin and Hailey Brown, Bianca Hernandez, and Dakota, Elijah, and Mackenzie Marquez; and three great great-grandchildren. A private memorial celebrating her life will be held by her family. The family requests that memorials be made to Broadmoor UMC, or to the charity of their choice.
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