Dorothy G. Dodson

August 16, 1930 - October 11, 2022

Dorothy G. Dodson, 92, Reeds, Missouri, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 11, 2022, at her home. Dorothy was born August 16, 1930, in Galena, Kansas, the daughter of the late Benjamin Bailey and Juanita (Hathorn) Bailey. She was a 1948 graduate of Galena, Kansas High School, and then attended Joplin Business College. Dorothy married Don Windle Dodson on October 15, 1954, in Galena, Kansas; he preceded her in death on December 15, 1982. She was a secretary for many law offices around the area and ran her dairy farm. She was a member of the Reeds Baptist Church in Reeds, Missouri. Dorothy loved gardening and tending to her flowers, but most of all, loved her family.

Survivors include two sons, Stephen Dodson, and Mark Dodson; a sister, Sue Stribling; several cousins; several nieces and nephews; and many extended family and friends.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Shuey.

Graveside funeral services will be held 11 am, Friday, October 14, 2022, at Dudman Cemetery, Carthage, Missouri. Memorial gifts are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in care of Knell Mortuary. Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.