William E. Dodson
William E. "Ed" Dodson, 85, Mt. Vernon, died 10:30 p.m. 
May 3, 1994, at his home.

Mr. Dodson was employed for several years at Precision 
National Corp. and later was a laborer with Local 529 in Benton.

He was born March 9, 1909, in Mt. Vernon, a son of Alva and 
Ethel I. (Clopton) Dodson Sr. May 22, 1929, in Nashville, he 
married Virginia Snow, who survives.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home with the 
Rev. Everett Lemay officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Memorial
Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hughey 
Funeral Home.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Dodson is survived by three sons, 
James E. Dodson and wife Freda, and Robert Dodson and wife Donna,
all of Mt. Vernon, and Don Dodson and wife Colleen of Texico; seven
grand children, Terry Dodson and wife Teresa, Jim J. Dodson and wife 
Jamie, Susan, Mike, and Cary Dodson, Heather Hall and husband John, 
and Michelle Maynor and husband Lyle: seven great grand children; a brother
Walter Dodson and wife Imogene of Dix; five sisters, Aline Slinkard, Bertha
Rainey, Lorene Eckhardt and husband Charles of Rochelle, and several nieces
and nephews.

Mr. Dodson was a member of Laborers Local 529 in Benton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Alva Dodson, Jr., and 
two sisters, Mildred Helen Dodson and Pebbie Lucille Dodson.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: May 4, 1994
Submitted by: John Ball

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