Connie Renee Dotson

Tuesday 27th of October 1964 - Tuesday 9th of July 2019

Connie Renee Dotson

Connie Renee Dotson was born on October 27th, 1964 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky and passed away July 9th, 2019 at her home in Lexington, Kentucky.


She is survived by her loving husband Robert Dotson, her parents Terry and Carolyn Ammerman, her brother Bradlee Ammerman, sister-in-law Carrie Antrobus Ammerman, niece Hannah Ammerman and mother-in-law Mrs. C. Richard (Sue) Gill.


Connie was valedictorian of the graduating class of 1984 of the Kentucky School for the Deaf. Connie was inducted into the Kentucky School for the Deaf Hall of Fame. Connie was the first deaf student accepted into the Kentucky Governors Scholar Program.  While attending the Kentucky School for the Deaf, Connie was awarded the title of Miss Deaf Kentucky and placed 10th in the Miss Deaf America Pageant. Connie continued her education at Gallaudet University in Washington DC, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in history.


Connie’s employment accomplishment includes working 3 years on Capitol Hill for Senator Alan Dixon of Illinois, the IRS for 2 years and 26 years at the VA Medical Center in Lexington.


Connie was an active member of Anchor Baptist (Bluegrass Deaf Mission) where she had been a Sunday school teacher for 18 years.


Services will be held at Milward Funeral Home on Southland Drive in Lexington, Kentucky. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 11th from 5 to 8pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 12th at 1:30pm. Interment will be at Lexington Cemetery.


Connie was loved and will be missed by many, especially the Deaf community, where her passion was to help them improve their lives.


Instead of flowers, donations to the Kentucky School for the Deaf Alumni Association is recommended. Checks can be made payable to KSDAA and mailed to 1713 Headley Green, Lexington, Kentucky  40504.

Guest Book

Marie Benson

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My deepest sympathy to this loss dearest Connie - She’s sweet and nice I ‘ve ever met - my prayers and thoughts goes out to her, Robert , Sue Gills and her family - Marie & Mike Benson

1 day ago

Brenda Curtis

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So very sorry for the loss of your wife, Connie. I remember her from Gallaudet University. Such a sweet and caring soul. Rest in the loving arms of Jesus sweet friend! ❤️✝️❤️

3 days ago

Hollis Rosenstein

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Your daughter was an amazing woman. Her accomplishments are amazing. She truly made a difference in the lives of so many and will be remembered for her good works. Carolyn and Terry, you helped make her the outstanding woman she was. My heart breaks for you but I know God will give you comfort. I send you love and prayers. Hollis

3 days ago

Mary Fehrenbach

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I’m so sorry for your loss. Connie was such an amazing lady who made such an impact on so many people in the community. Prayers for you & your family. 🙏

4 days ago

Bev Draughn

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My deepest sympathy and prayers for Terry & Carolyn and Connie's entire family. God will take your hand and help you through this tragic time in your life. Love to all.

4 days ago

Dan and Judy Woodhead

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Robby, Terry, Carolyn, Bradlee, Carrie & family, We are so very sorry...please know that keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Dan, Judy, Mary, Daniel, Stephen, Emily, Brian, Will, Grant & Sophie

4 days ago