|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1935|
|Death: ||Feb. 7, 2009|
Mary Sue Dodson, 73, of Waco, passed away Saturday, with her family by her side. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Chapel Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Robert Buchanan officiating. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at OakCrest Funeral Home.
Mary was born in Oklahoma City, OK, to the late Ted Hutchinson and Hester McCurley Hutchinson. Mary Sue grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas. As a teenager, she played the cello in the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra. She married her husband of 52 years, Colonel (retired) James Dodson on Oct. 20, 1956, in Corpus Christi and traveled the world as an Army wife. She was active in the Officers' Wives club, loved to play bridge, and taught Sunday school for 35 years. Mary was a homemaker and a member of Crossroads Baptist Church. Mary Sue loved traveling, whether it was going to Goose Island and fishing or traveling to some exotic country. She and James loved their retirement years. They were best friends in a marriage that spanned more than half of a century.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Jeri Conway; granddaughter, Kari; and great-granddaughter, Kassidy.
Mary is survived by her husband, Ret. Col. James Dodson Jr.; daughters, Dr. Linda Dulin and husband, Jim, of Woodway, Nancy Lanham and husband, Chris, of Woodway, Kay Bailey and husband, Keith, of Waco, and Jennifer Biles and husband, Steve, of Lutz, Fla.; son, Ted Dodson, of Thailand; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 2/9/2009 - 2/10/09...X3
Chapel Hill Memorial Park
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Feb 09, 2009
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