Dola moved to Mt. Vernon from Texas in 1981. She worked in production for Wind and Willow, retiring in 2009, and was a member of the Covenant Baptist Church.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her three daughters: Susan McNeil and her husband, Tim, of Oklahoma; Sally Carney and her husband, Roman, of Pierce City; Mo.; and Sarah Boggus and her husband, Steve, of Keller, Texas; eight grandchildren: Whitney and Rex Stone, Nick and Cole Boggus, Bethany, Ben, Bekah, and Britain Carney; three great-grandchildren: Beau Chapman, Lylah Davis, and Grayson Moore; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents; two brothers: Don and Bernard Batson; and two sisters: Wilma Jenkins and Anna Lee Batson, preceded her in death.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2012, in the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial at John's Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the John's Chapel Cemetery in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com.