August 1, 1930 - October 30, 2018
Dorothy “Dot” Stigall Keesee, age 88, of Bluff City, TN, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at her home. She was born on August 1, 1930 in Bristol, VA, a daughter of the late George and Susie Leonard Stigall. She was also preceded in death by her son, Clifford Haynes Keesee, Jr; sister, Tootie Stigall Morris; brother, Frank Stigall; and stepsister, Louise Tosto. Dot was a loving wife, mother and sister and a devoted friend. She was a member of Volunteer Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir. She was also a member of Avoca Christian Church. Dot was a partner with her husband in operating their family business, Cliff Keesee Quarter Horses. She loved to travel and go to Quarter Horse Shows supporting her husband and children in showing Quarter Horses. She also loved gardening and trips to the beach. Dot enjoyed home décor, decorating, cooking and making floral arrangements. She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Clifford Haynes Keesee, Sr.; daughter, Mitzi Keesee Miller and husband Tim of Duluth, GA; brother, Allen Stigall and wife Martha of Bristol, TN; sister-in-law, Shirl Keesee Mikeal of Bristol, TN; brother-in-law, Dale Keesee and wife Liz of Gray, TN; brother-in-law, Jim Keesee and wife, Martha of Abingdon, VA; sister-in-law, Donna Keesee of DeLand, FL; sister-in-law, Judy Brownlee and husband Barry of Knoxville, TN; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home in Bristol, TN. The funeral service will follow at 8:00 PM with Rev. Chad Johnson and Dr. Kenneth Jordan officiating. The committal and interment service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Mountain View Cemetery in Bristol, VA. Pallbearers will be Chuck Tipton, Jesse Patrick, Bill Teilmann, Grayson Boyer, Jim Harkleroad and Joey Bowers. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org/donate. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Andrew Brockmyre, Dr. Chris Kennedy, Dr. Emily Campbell, Amedisys Home Health Care Staff, Amedisys Hospice Staff, Shirl Mikeal and Dale and Liz Keesee who have supported us day and night. Arrangements for Mrs. Keesee and her family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory.
Dorothy “Dot” Stigall Keesee, age 88, of Bluff City, TN, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at her home. She was born on August 1, 1930 in Bristol, VA, a daughter of the late George and Susie Leonard Stigall. She was also... View Obituary & Service Information
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