Dorothy West Hautman

Born: Sat., Apr. 26, 1919
Died: Sun., Dec. 31, 2006

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Dorothy West Hautman, 87, of Union Point, Georgia passed away on December 31, 2006, following a brief illness. Born in Union Point, GA on April 26, 1919 as Dorothy Mildred West, she was the daughter of the late Hewell Henry West and Evelyn Charles West. In 1936 she graduated from Greensboro High School. At Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital she worked in the business office and at The Farmers Bank she worked in the Insurance Department. She devoted her life to her family raising her children in a loving Christian home. Besides being a wife, mother, the world''s greatest grandmother and great-grandmother, she was a Christian woman. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Union Point where she taught Sunday school for 40 years, was a WMU leader and along with her husband, Jack, taught in BTU. She was a member of the Happy Hearts Club, Union Point Bridge Club, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Historical Society, an active member of the Garden Club and was active in other civic programs in Greene County. She spent her last years residing at Willow Run Retirement Home in Greensboro.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley "Jack" Hautman in 1982 and a great granddaughter, Jolee Bryan. She is survived by daughters, Jill Rhodes and husband Lanier of Union Point, GA, Connie Murray and husband Marty of Lilburn, GA and Angela Winslette and husband Keith of Rome, GA; 8 grandchildren, Kim R. Ham, Trey Rhodes, John Rhodes, Amanda Bryan, Chase Murray, Jack Murray, Brett Winslette and Brooke Winslette; 11 great-grandchildren, Trey Ham, Riley Jill Ham, Jack Ham, Rhodes Ham, Olivia Grace Rhodes, Hallie Beth Rhodes, Jeffrey Bryan, Sydney June Bryan, Weston Lee Bryan, Bo Winslette, Chip Winslette; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Union Point with Rev. Leonard Ezell officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers are Trey Rhodes, John Rhodes, Terry Ham, Brett Winslette, Chase Murray, Jack Murray and Jeff Bryan. Honorary pallbearers are W. H. Rhodes Jr., Ricky Newsom, Richard Newsom, Dee Lindsey, Henry Sisson, Milton Meadows, Mark Higdon, Ronnie Finch, Tommy Swann, Ken Rowland, Paul Jackson, Elliott Lindsey and Gene Lindsey. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at the Funeral Home. The family request that any memorials be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 206 Thornton Street, Union Point, GA 30669. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Michael Calvert and Nelson Price
   Posted Mon January 01, 2007
Connie and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. May God bless you with peace and strength.

   Posted Tue January 02, 2007
I'm sorry for your lost and I just wanted to express my condolences to you and your family. God bless you all and I will keep you all in my prayers.

Sebrena Mitchell
   Posted Tue January 02, 2007
My prayers go out to you and your family during your time of bereavement. I pray that the Lord will continue to strengthen you during this time.

Laura S. Stewart
   Posted Tue January 02, 2007
Sorry about your loss. I know that you all will miss her.

Marian & Ricky Easley
   Posted Tue January 02, 2007
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. I know Daddy will miss her at Willow Run. She was such a sweet lady. Marian and Ricky Easley

Gail Harley
   Posted Tue January 02, 2007
Angela,Keith,Brett and Brooke, Please, know that even though I can't be there to bring food or my physical support my heart is with you and my prayers. Even though I didn't know Mrs. Hautman after reading her beautiful obituary I feel as I did. My heart is with the whole family. In God's Love, Gail Harley

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Wed January 03, 2007
Miss Dot was such a sweet lady and I count myself lucky to have worked with her and to have known her. She would not want any of you to be sad because she is in a far better place now and she loved you all so much. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Wanda, Franklin, Joey, Robby, Rannie, R.J

Kathi Lindsey Smoker
   Posted Wed January 03, 2007
"Miss Dot" will be missed by First Baptist and the community. Angela, Connie, and Jill, I cherish memories of your family and your hospitality. Your mother made your home a very special place. I Thessalonians 5:9-11

Sally & Stacy Adams
   Posted Wed January 03, 2007
Miss Dot will truly be missed. I always enjoyed seeing her every Sunday at church in her same seat. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

David and Suzanne Sykes
   Posted Wed January 03, 2007
What a privilege to have known "Miss" Dot! Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time. God Bless, David, Suzanne, Blake, Alex, Austin, and Mrs. Margaret

Kent & Melinda Walker
   Posted Thu January 04, 2007
Jill, Connie, Angela and families: We were so sorry to hear about Miss Dot and did not know until Thursday morning. So sorry we were unable to visit with you. We will keep you in our prayers. Kent & Melinda

Claire Reynolds Rice
   Posted Fri January 05, 2007
I grew up with the Hautman girls and spent many wonderful nights in their home. I remember "Miss" Dot as being a wonderful mother and hostess to her children's friends. She put up with a great deal and was always cheerful about our shenanigans.Jill, Connie and Angela will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Claire Kelly Smith
   Posted Fri January 12, 2007
I will always remember Miss Dot with the fondest memories. She was a wonderful woman and will be greatly missed. I know my mom (Shirley Haynes) will miss her greatly.

Dianne Moore Bennett
   Posted Wed January 17, 2007
Connie, I was sorry to learn of the death of your mother.