Dorothy ‘Dot” Cameron
Dorothy Cameron, 74, affectionately known by her friends and family as “Dot” passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at home under the care of her loving family and the staff of Hospice of South Georgia.
A resident of Jesup for nearly sixty years, Dot was born on October 4, 1945 in Tifton, Georgia to the late Joe Brown Mathis and Ouida Mae Mills Mathis Rogers. She was a 1963 graduate of Wayne County High School and worked at Rayonier Advanced Materials for more than twenty-eight years before retiring in 2010. She was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother who brought joy to the lives of everyone she knew. Dot was the life of the party and “lit up the room” when she walked in. She loved singing karaoke and working in her flower garden but more than anything, she loved spending time with the ones she loved. Dot was a long time member of Screven First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. In addition to her parents, her brother, William “Bill” Mathis and nephews, Joey Gest and Douglas Hooper, all preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband of thirty-seven years, David “Bull” Cameron of Jesup; children, Tim Manning , Mark Manning and fiancé, Lisa of Toronto, Canada, Tina Manning and Robbie Rogers all of Jesup; brother, Jackie Mathis of Colorado; sisters, Zennie Jonelle McGauley and Ann Grantham and husband, Skip all of Jesup, Debby Mathis Davis of Brunswick and Pam Harter and husband, Foy of Screven; grandchildren, Blake Manning, Morgan Sahle, Maghan Warthan, Lexi Flowers and husband, Spencer, Mary Grace Manning and Shedrick Pass and great grandchildren, Jaren Anderson, Lively Warthon, Mila Warthon and Grayson Flowers. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members also survive.
Funeral services with COVID-19 Social Distancing measures in place will be at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday May 21, 2020 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup with Reverend Stanley Todd officiating. Visitation will be from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the services.
Private interment services will be at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
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