|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1915|
|Death: ||Apr. 1, 1987|
Wenatchee Daily World, Wenatchee, WA
Bessie G. Dodd, 71, a long-time Wenatchee area resident, died Wednesday afternoon, Apr 1, 1987, in the Highline Convalescent Center, East Wenatchee.
She was born to Orville and Lulu Adams Griffith on July 14, 1915, at Riverside. She received her early education at Okanogan and graduated with honors from Okanogan High School in 1931. She was an accomplished pianist and received music scholarship offers from a number of colleges and universities.
She married Raymond Griffiths in 1933 at Okanogan. They settled at Malott where they owned and operated a grocery store and bar.
Mr. Griffiths died in 1956 and she moved to the Wenatchee area.
She married Lester Dodd on April 10 1967, at Wenatchee. Mr. Dodd died in July of 1975.
Survivors include a son, Harold Griffiths, a sister-in-law, Vivian Griffiths, a grandson, Todd Griffiths, and a granddaughter, Christine Griffiths, all of Wenatchee. Mrs. Dodd was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
Jones and Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary contributed by: Donald Miller
Orville Clarence Griffith (1874 - 1923)
Lulu Sarah Adams Griffith (1877 - 1954)
Raymond Ardell Griffiths (1911 - 1956)
Lloyd E Elliott (1915 - 1982)
Lester Dodd (1894 - 1975)
Forrest O Griffith (1904 - 1983)*
Bessie G Griffith Dodd (1915 - 1987)
Wenatchee City Cemetery
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Oct 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60401079
BESSIE WAS BORN IN RIVERSIDE, WA., THE DAUGHTER OF ORVILLE AND LULU (ADAMS) GRIFFITH. SHE MARRIED RAYMOND GRIFFITHS IN 1933 IN OKANOGAN CO., WA. HER SECOND MARRIAGE WAS TO LLOYD ELLIOT. SHE MARRIED LESTER DODD 10 APR 1967 IN WENATCHEE, WA. BESSIE DIED IN...(Read more)|
Added: Nov. 1, 2010