Sallie Mae Dotson was born January 21, 1936 to the late Rev. John W. and Alice Randolph in Winona, Mississippi. She married Any Lee Dotson in 1953. She raised 6 children Angela, Alice, Edith, April, Hope and Cleon in Chicago, IL. Sallie accepted Christ at a young age in her father’s church, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church located in Ackerman, Mississippi. She worshiped most of her adult life at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois. She served on the Usher Board for 30 plus years. Sallie graduated from Englewood Evening High School. Worked for Cook County Hospital as an OB/GYN ward clerk 45 plus years. She helped raise most of her grandchildren, she helped countless family & friends when they needed a helping hand, kind heart and a place to lay their head. She spent her life helping others. She is survived by her children: son: Randolph Dotson; daughters: Angela Faye Miles, Alice Michelle Dotson, Edith Vanessa Dotson, April Shine and spouse, Kenneth Shine and Hope Dotson; sister Clytie Holloway; fourteen grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Andy Lee Dotson; four sisters and two brothers. Visitation will be held at Petersen Funeral Home on Monday March 23, 2015. Funeral Service will be held at 2:oo p.m., Tuesday March 24, 2015 at Petersen Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Newton, Ks. Memorials may be made to Kansas Christian Home and/or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.