Margaret Eleanor Dotson Darling 95, a Raymond resident since 1941, died Saturday, August 30th at the Willapa Harbor Health and Rehabilitation Center in Raymond. She was born December 4, 1918 in Hoquiam Washington to Laura and Judson Bemis. On February 28th, 1936 she married Forrest Wayne Dotson. They moved to Raymond and had 2 children; Wayne Dotson and Judy Arlene Dotsonâ€"Johnson. Wayne passed away in 1988 and Margaret remarried George Darling in 1994 who passed away in 1999. Margaret is survived by her two children Wayne Dotson and Judy Dotson-Johnson; 8 grandchildren Wayne E. Dotson Jr. (Peggy), Sharyl Mee (Don), Lynnea Wilson (Randy), Richard Manlow (Tracy), Steven Manlow (Cindy), Darren Manlow (Wendy), Michael Johnson (Tia) and Krista Dotson. She was also survived by 12 great grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren that she adored. Memorials may be made to the Raymond Fire Department at 212 Commercial Street, Raymond, WA 98577 in memory of Margaret. Private graveside services will be held at the Fern Hill Cemetery in Menlo. A Celebration of Margaret\\'s Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Crossroads Church in Raymond. Arrangements are in care of Stollerâ€™s Mortuary in Raymond.
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