Nathan Lamar Dozier died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. He was 71. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Gordon, with the Rev. John Smith officiating and Byrd Funeral Home directing. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service time at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Dozier was born March 15, 1936, in Seminole County, Georgia, to Russ Alton Dozier and Ada Bell Barber Dozier. He moved to the Gordon area at an early age where he attended Harmon School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was employed as a sheet metal mechanic at many location including Farley Nuclear Plant. He was a member of Local 441 Sheet Metal Workers Union. His real love was farming and raising cattle. He also loved fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. Mr. Dozier was of the Protestant faith. Survivors include his wife, Gwendolyn Pilcher Dozier of Gordon; three daughters, Lesia Ingram and her husband, Jeff of Gordon, Christie Dillard and her husband, Steven, of Cottonwood, Kellie Ingalls and her husband, Brannon, of Pansey; six grandchildren, Blake Ingram, Brooke Ingram, Loren Beth Ingalls, Hunter Dillard, Trent Dillard, and Reece Dillard; two brothers, Norman Dozier and his wife, Gail, Ashford, and Royce Dozier and his wife, Eunice, Gordon; two sisters, Kayren Singletary and her husband, Kenneth, Panama City, Fla., and Carolyn Jones and her husband, Rusty, Dothan. Several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive. Byrd Funeral Home, (334) 793-3003, is in charge of arrangements.
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