Dolores "Dodie" Brockman
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Nina "Dodie" Dolores Brockman, age 79, of McDonough, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Dodie was born on December 29, 1942 in Ducktown, TN to the late Earl Walter Derryberry and Hazel Mae Hughes Derryberry. She worked for 30 years as a financial consultant for Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center, formerly known as Georgia Baptist Medical Center. Dodie was of Christian faith as a member of Griffith Memorial Baptist Church. She was incredibly gifted in her ability to crochet and knit. Dodie loved dogs, cooking for her family especially making desserts, substitute teaching, and her family, especially her grandson, Eric. She is also preceded in death by her sister, Wanda J. Derryberry, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Nina is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Ruth Brockman; beloved grandson, Eric Brockman; brother and sister-in-law, Grayson and Marion Derryberry; sister and brother-in-law, JoAnn and Jerry Borders; uncle, Max (Martha) Hughes; aunts, Merlene Hughes and Carolyn Hughes; nephews, Neil Derryberry and Scott Derryberry; niece, Kathryn Banks; great nephews, Timothy Derryberry, Nicholas Derryberry, James Banks, and Wesley Banks; great niece, Rebecca Derryberry; and several cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. from the Akins-Cobb Chapel in Copperhill, TN. Interment will follow in the Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 p.m. until 2 p.m. Memorial donations be made to the animal rescue organization of your choice. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins-Cobb Funerals & Cremations of Copperhill, TN.