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Virginia N Wilford Dodson
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1919
Ottawa County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 2004
Ottawa County
Oklahoma, USA

Obit from The Grove Sun Daily:

Miami, Okla.-Life long Ottawa County resident, Virginia N. Dodson passed away at 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning, March 21, in Miami after a long illness. She was eight-four years old. Mrs. Dodson was born on June 3, 1919, in Quapaw, Okla. Her parents were Austin and Laura Crockett Wiford. She attended school in Commerce, Okla. and was a member of the Commerce High graduation Class of 1937. On November 8, 1939, Virginia Wiford became the loving wife of Richard Dodson in Jasper County, Mo. Their union lasted until Mr. Dodson passed away on June 18, 1967. Mrs. Dodson was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. For twenty-five years, she was employed at the Bell Telephone office in Commerce. She also worked for many years at the Chandler Drug store in Commerce. A fine Christian woman, Mrs. Dodson was a long time member of the Southern Hills Baptist Church in Miami, Okla.

Mrs. Dodson is predeceased by her parents, husband, two brothers and five sisters. She is lovingly survived by two sons, one daughter, one brother, seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and many other loving relatives and friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Guilford-Thomas Funeral home in Commerce, Monday evening, March 22, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. The family will be meeting at 3 G Northwest in Miami.

Funeral services for Mrs. Dodson will be held at the Southern Hills Baptist Church in Miami. Reverend Lloyd Crawford will officiate. Michael Dodson, a grandson, will give the eulogy. Serving as pallbearers will be Richard Dodson, Kirk Dodson, Michael Dodson, Jimmy Dixon, Kenny Laxton and Brian Hensen.

Interment will be in the Glen Abby Cemetery in Miami, services are under the direction of Jim Thomas of the Thomas Funeral Home, Welch, Okla.

Family links: 
  Austin A. Wiford (1870 - 1948)
  Laura E. Crockett Wiford (1878 - 1969)
  Richard Orval Dodson (1919 - 1967)
  Edith Wiford Elliott (1896 - 1961)*
  Dorothy Wiford Eagon (1899 - 1974)*
  Wilmoth C. Wiford (1905 - 1979)*
  Edna Wiford Hill (1907 - 1928)*
  Julia Faye Proctor (1910 - 1946)*
  Perry Auston Wiford (1912 - 2003)*
  Virginia N Wilford Dodson (1919 - 2004)
*Calculated relationship
Glen Abbey Memorial Gardens
Ottawa County
Oklahoma, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.87201, -94.82402
Maintained by: Janice Dean LeMaster
Originally Created by: Big John
Record added: Dec 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82392421
Virginia N <i>Wilford</i> Dodson
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Virginia N <i>Wilford</i> Dodson
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married to Mom's cousin.
- Janice Dean LeMaster
 Added: Apr. 15, 2013

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