Bonnie Lou (Knight) Dotson, 81, of Alvin passed away December 24, 2020 at Clear Lake Hospital after a bout with cancer. She was born November 25, 1939 in Alvin to parents Harry Davis Knight and Bernice Calvert Knight.
Bonnie was a lifelong resident of Alvin where she attended Alvin schools. She was a member of Alvin Church of Christ.
At the age of 13, Bonnie met someone that became “the love of her life,” Ernest Glenn Dotson. Glenn’s dad worked with Bonnie’s dad and Glenn was their helper. They dated off and on for about 4 years and then they eloped and were married in Cold Springs, Texas September 25, 1956. Their lives began and they were blessed with 2 daughters, Glenda and Connie.
Bonnie was raised on a farm with lots of cattle, horses and she knew what hard work was all about. She loved the outdoors, she enjoyed hunting and fishing and family time together.
Bonnie is preceded in death by her husband: Glenn Dotson; parents: Harry and Bernice Knight; brother: Harold; sister: Marie Knight Mouton; beloved grandsons: Marshal Moinat and Cordell Hechler.
Left to keep Bonnie’s memory alive are: her 2 daughters, Glenda Lou Dotson Henry and husband, James “Bo”; Connie Lynn Dotson Margraves and husband, Bubba; grandchildren: Heath Parker, Dallas Clifton, Nickalas Parker, Aimee Lambright, Starla Moinat; great-grandchildren: Zoey Lambright, Devin Oros, Adrian Oros, Xayvion Moinat, Lyric Bell, Norman Clifton, Luna Clifton; brother: Larry W. Knight and wife, Lana; along with numerous other family and friends.
Bonnie will be remembered for her big personality, her generosity, she loved life to the fullest, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and a smile that could light up a room.
A viewing will be held Wednesday, December 30 (6pm-8pm) at Jeter Funeral Home (311 N. Friendswood Dr. - Friendswood). A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, December 31 at 10 am at Jeter’s Funeral Home.
Interment will immediately follow at Alvin Confederate Cemetery.
Conducting services will be Gary Coffman with Alvin Church of Christ.
Pallbearers: Vincent Garcia, Able Garcia, Marc Fernandez, Thomas Henry, Jerry Enochs, Colby Knight.