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Obituary for Betty Lee Bauer

Betty Lee Fitzhugh Bauer, a resident of Dothan, passed away, Saturday, May 9, 2020. She was 91.

Due to current Covid-19 restrictions a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors 1460 Boswell Rd., Bonifay, FL, 32425 or Samaritan's Purse (Operation Heal Our Patriots) P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC, 28607 or make a donation at

Mrs. Bauer was born February 8, 1929 in Washington, D.C. to Robert and Louise Fitzhugh, Jr. and was a graduate of McKinley High School in Washington, D.C. She later attended Washington School for Secretaries and was employed as a clerk stenographer in the executive office of the Secretary of Navy prior to moving to Dothan in 1969. Betty was a member of the Retired Officers Wives Club, Gladiola Garden Club and the UDC. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Anglican Church in Dothan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Bertram Bauer; a step-brother, Mason Augst; a step-sister, Helen Augst Martin; and Minnie Fitzhugh.

Survivors include four children: Karen Lynn Doswell (Samuel) of Niceville, FL, William Fitzhugh Bauer (Barbara) of Albertville, AL, Michelle Bauer MacKenzie (Bruce) of Panama City, FL and Lisa Bauer Edmunds (Robert) of Fayetteville, AR; ten grandchildren: Kristin Mullins, Rebeca Lake, Anna Bozeman, Christopher Doswell, Bill Bauer, Cindy Darby, Robert Sauer, Benjamin Sauer, Wes Edmunds, and Meagan Tuttle; five great-grandchildren: Allie Bauer, Aubrey Bauer, Hazel Edmunds, Shiloh Edmunds and Oscar Bozeman.

The family would like to sincerely thank the following for their loving care of Betty: Dayspring Hospice, especially Tamara, Malekae and Lynn, and her other special caregivers LaShanda and Melba during her time at home.

Glover Funeral Home of Dothan has been entrusted with the arrangements. (334) 699-3888. Please sign the guestbook online at