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Thursday, August 31,  2006




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This picture was taken in the mid-1940s of Bill and Fannie Dotson of Vansant, both now deceased. Bill was a coal miner and Fannie was a homemaker. They were married on February 1, 1945. They had nine children: Marie Elswick of Abingdon; Mildred Woods of South Haven, MI; Charlene Lockhart of Defiance, OH; Wanda Yates of Vansant; Buford Dotson of Benton, KY; Leon Dotson of Whitehouse, OH; Rita Owens of Harmony, NC; Catherine Boys of Taylorsville, NC; and Sharon Dotson, deceased. They have 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. 

If you would like to see your 'Good Old Days' photo in The Virginia Mountaineer, come by the new office (located at the Grundy Plaza) or mail it to us at P.O. Box 2040 Grundy, VA 24614.
For your photo to be accepted, it must be dated in the early 1950s or earlier and we will need some information, such as names and location.
        Your photos will be either filed for you to pick them up or mailed by to you if you send a self-addressed and self-stamped envelope to us. Thank you.