Dolores May “Tootsie” <I>Dinning</I> Edgin


Dolores May “Tootsie” Dinning Edgin

Death 17 Jun 2015 (aged 86)
Springfield, Robertson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Orlinda, Robertson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 148006754 View Source

Dolores Dinning Edgin, age 86, of Springfield, TN passed away peacefully on June 17th. Dolores had a lifelong career in the music industry as a backup vocalist. She got her start in Chicago with the Dinning Sisters on a radio show in her teen years. She moved to Nashville and became involved in the country music industry. Dolores helped to form the backup vocalist group “The Nashville Edition” and the group performed on nearly every country music album in the 60s and 70s. The group was hired by Hee Haw to be the shows in house backup vocalist group for 25 years. In 1980, Dolores helped to form the Music City Christian Fellowship, a group that helps to organize and host a service at the conclusion of the annual CMA Music Festival (Formally Fan Fare). Dolores is preceded in death by her parents and 8 siblings. Survivors include her daughter Lea Ann (Francisco) Gallardo; son Tracy Edgin; and grandson Michael Edgin. Visitation will take place at Anderson & Garrett Funeral Home, Joelton, TN on Saturday from 10am until the time of service at 3pm. Interment will follow at Orlinda Cemetery. Online condolences at


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  • Created by: BBrown
  • Added: 18 Jun 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 148006754
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dolores May “Tootsie” Dinning Edgin (30 Jan 1929–17 Jun 2015), Find a Grave Memorial ID 148006754, citing Orlinda Cemetery, Orlinda, Robertson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by BBrown (contributor 48207514) .