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Madge Sowell Dodson Alderson
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1920
Maury County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 2004
Maury County
Tennessee, USA

Mrs. Madge Sowell Dodson Alderson, 83, homemaker and longtime resident of Water Valley Community, died Thursday, July 29, 2004, at Maury Regional Hospital.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Sunday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Davis officiating. Burial will be in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Santa Fe United Methodist Church, c/o Randy Maxwell, 3157 Water Valley Road, Santa Fe, TN 38482. Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at

The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Roy Dodson and Janie Sowell Dodson. She was married to Paul E. “Pete” Alderson who preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Santa Fe High School and was a member of the Santa Fe United Methodist Church and the Water Valley Home Demonstration Club.

Survivors include two sons, Norris (Susan) Alderson of Laurel, Maryland; David (Elaine) Alderson of Water Valley Community; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Church of Gallatin; Mrs. Faye (Ray) Locke of Columbia; one brother, Madison Dodson of Columbia; three grandchildren, Anthony Alderson, Brian (Beth) Alderson, Beth Alderson; and three great grandchildren, Kaitlin Alderson, Taylor Alderson, and Grant Alderson.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Harold Dodson.

Pallbearers will be Joel Locke, Jerry Dodson, Harold Malugin, Henry Harris, Everett Stewart, Dwight Maxwell, James Grayland Huey and Winfred Baker.
Family links: 
  Ninnian Roy Dodson (1897 - 1956)
  Janie Sowell Dodson (1893 - 1975)
  Paul Eugene Alderson (1919 - 1990)*
  Ninnian Harold Dodson (1919 - 1995)*
  Madge Sowell Dodson Alderson (1920 - 2004)
*Calculated relationship
Santa Fe Cemetery
Santa Fe
Maury County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Mary Bob McClain
Originally Created by: Rick L. Gray
Record added: Aug 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9386721
Madge Sowell <i>Dodson</i> Alderson
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- Rick L. Gray
 Added: Dec. 8, 2009

- Rick L. Gray
 Added: Aug. 30, 2004

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