Dollie Jo "Dot" Droddy

Dollie Jo “Dot” Droddy, 79, of Newton, TX, passed from this life on Thursday, August 31, 2017 in Rome, GA.


“Dot” retired from Fort Polk, Louisiana where she worked in Medical Records and Hospital Administration and was a Ministers wife for 67 years. Dot was a Super Nan to her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She will be missed and her memory forever treasured by all who knew her.


Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Reverend Hardy Droddy of Newton, TX; son, Stephen Paul Droddy of  Newton, TX; daughter, Rhonda Droddy Van Winkle  and husband Reverend Jimmy Van Winkle of Rome, GA; grandchildren, Ari VanWinkle, Scott Droddy, Brigitte Van Winkle Holloway, Gretchen VanWinkle, Andrea Droddy, Hayleigh Van Winkle, Candice Droddy, and Gabrielle Droddy; great grandchildren, Noah Popp, Lily and Wyatt Knab, William Droddy, Turner McQuiddy, Christain McQuiddy, Lincoln Droddy, Ava Holloway, London Droddy, and Grayson Holloway. Those preceding her in death are her parents, Sidney and Estelle Dickerson Griggs; son, Terry Craig Droddy; brothers: Glen Weaver, Jerry Griggs, Joseph Griggs, Hughey Griggs, and Barney Griggs; sisters: Verline Heitman, June Quarles, Anna Sue Grissom Adams, Mary Alyce Adams.


Visitation will be held on Monday, September 4, 2017 at Myers Colonial Funeral Home, DeRidder, LA from 5pm-9pm.  Funeral service will be Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 10:00 AM, at Newton United Pentecostal Church in Newton, TX.  Burial will follow at Griggs Cemetery in Stringtown, TX. Officiating will be Rev. Allen Bynog and Rev. Jimmy Van Winkle. Pallbearers are, Ari Van Winkle, Sidney Griggs, Scott Droddy, Michael Griggs, and Brad Holloway.  Honorary Pallbearers, Hugh DuBose and Greg Mortensen.

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