Lela  Dobson


Lela McWhorter Dobson, 96, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at her home in London, Kentucky.

She leaves behind six children, Donald McWhorter of Mt. Vernon, KY, Doris Nunnelley of Deltona, FL, Wayne McWhorter of London, Ky, Ernie McWhorter and wife Shirley of London, KY, Gary McWhorter and wife Shelia of East Bernstadt, KY, Lyndon McWhorter of London, KY; one sister, Loraine McCollum of Columbus, OH; eleven grandchildren, Debbie Howard, Jessica Himes, Anita Augenblick, David McWhorter, Kristy Blanton, Kenny McWhorter, Shannon Hampton, Jackie Brown, Jonathan McGraw, Dane McGraw, Chris Kelly, Sara Stone; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; twelve great-great-grandchildren; plus a host of family and friends to mourn her passing.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Hubert McWhorter; her second husband, Edgar Dobson; her parents, Aron and Cora Bowling Philpot; nine siblings, and four grandchildren, Ron Sams, Robin McWhorter, Troy Sams, Timmy McWhorter.

Lela worked as a kitchen manager for the Laurel County School District. She attended Twin Branch United Methodist Church.

Funeral services for Lela McWhorter Dobson will be held on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Donald Tackett officiating. Burial will follow in the Perry McWhorter Family Cemetery in London, KY. The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 20, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m., also at the funeral home. The family has entrusted House-Rawlings Funeral Home with the arrangements.
Published on April 18, 2019
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