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Mrs Bessie Strayhorn Dodd
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1920
Death: Dec. 21, 2012

Mrs. Bessie Dodd, 92, of Ball Ground, passed away on Friday, December 21, 2012 at her residence.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3 pm Sunday, December 23, 2012 at the Sosebee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Donnie Summey officiating. Interment will follow in New Hightower Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Dodd was Baptist. She was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting and being a mother.

Bessie was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Dodd; parents, Jesse James Strayhorn and Cliffie Mithchell Strayhorn; brother, Edward Strayhorn; sister, Minnie Noland; children, Alene Casey, Barbara Bruce, Joshalene Pendley, Judy Donogan and stepchildren, Edgar Dodd, Maggie Pierce and Sandra Dodd; survivors include her children, Harold Higdon, Edward (Pat) Higdon, Myrtle "Pat" (Donnie) Summey, Johnny (Debbie) Dodd, Tony (Brenda) Dodd, Ruth (Coy) Pendley, Vallery (Bennie) McDowell, Leon Dodd, Sue Dodd and Julious Button Dodd; 36 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, GA, is honored to serve the family. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse James Strayhorn (1894 - 1981)
  Cliffie L Mithchell Strayhorn (1893 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Oscar L Dodd (1922 - 1983)
 
 Sibling:
  Edward Strayhorn (1918 - 1981)*
  Bessie Strayhorn Dodd (1920 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Hightower Baptist Church Cemetery
Canton
Cherokee County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: M C
Record added: Dec 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102487362
Mrs Bessie <i>Strayhorn</i> Dodd
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Mrs Bessie <i>Strayhorn</i> Dodd
Added by: Greg Montgomery
 
 
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Miss you everyday....
- Vada Dodd
 Added: Oct. 21, 2013

- In memory
 Added: Dec. 22, 2012
 
 
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