|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1919|
|Death: ||Feb. 28, 2000|
GATE CITY, Va. - James Ezra ''Coot'' Dockery, 81, entered into rest Monday (Feb. 28, 2000) at his residence.
He was born in Scott County, Va. on Jan. 30, 1919, a son of the late Frank and Otellie Dockery.
He was a member of Alley Valley Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Mae Summey Dockery in November 1992; sons, Donald Frank Dockery and Jimmy Paul Dockery; sisters, Rachael Dockery Elliott and Nora Lane; brother, Ray Dockery.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Frances Sanders, Fort Blackmore, Va., Mrs. Betty Sue Page, Gate City, Va. and Mrs. Maxie Dockery Overbey, Gate City, Va.; three sons, Billy Joe Dockery, Fort Blackmore, Va., Larry Gene Dockery, Fort Blackmore, Va. and Gary Wayne Dockery, Gate City, Va.; one sister, Beulah Lane, Gate City, Va.; one brother, Grady Dockery, Kingsport; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Gate City Funeral Home and other times at Billy Joe Dockery's residence.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Willie Neeley and the Rev. Tommy Holder officiating.
Music will be provided by the Holder Family Singers.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lawson Cemetery, Route 1, Fort Blackmore, Va.
Friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will be meeting at 10 a.m. at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.
Franklin Robert Dockery (1878 - 1942)
Otelia Bell Lawson Dockery (1882 - 1968)
Maxie Dockery Overbay (1942 - 2016)*
Nora Ava Dockery Lane (1902 - 1998)*
Grady Milford Dockery (1916 - 2011)*
James Ezra Dockery (1919 - 2000)
Rachel E. Dockery Elliott (1922 - 1998)*
Carl Ray Dockery (1922 - 2001)*
Maintained by: Tnbreeze
Originally Created by: Robin Lawson
Record added: Mar 22, 2008
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