Willard L. Dodson
Obituary For W.L. Dodson
Willard L. Dodson, 82, of Winfield, Ala., died Wednesday, Oct . 7, 1998, at his home.
He was born in Winfield April 2, 1916, and married Nella Franks there June 29, 1935. The couple had 9 children.
The family moved to the Detroit area in 1951, where he worked as a boiler maker, and eventually moved to Cass City in 1972 with the 3 youngest children, Vicki Dodson Guernsey, Pamela Dodson and Valaric Dodson Garcia.
He was a part-time preacher for both the Cass City and Bad Axe congregations of the Church of Christ. The Dodsons returned to Winfield in 1990. His wife has moved to Tucson, Ariz., where their daughters, Vicki and Valarie, live, and will soon be in her new home at 8053 Surprise Drive, Tucson, AZ 85743. Her phone number is 520-579-9169.
-Cass City Chronicle, November 18, 1998, page 4
Directions To The Grave of Willard L. Dodson
The above obituary for Willard L. Dodson espresses that his wife Nella survived him. She passed away in 2005. Both are buried in the Winfield, Marion County, Alabama in the Winfield Cemetery. From downtown, on Hwy. 118, go north on Ashwood Dr. When getting to the cemetery on the right, go until you see the cemetery sign on the right. Enter the next entrance after the sign, and the Dodson grave will be about the second or third stone on the right. The exact GPS location of the grave is: 33°56'12.0"N 87°48'54.0"W / or D.d. 33.936662, -87.814997
Willard L. Dodson - April 2, 1916 - October 7, 1998
Nella Franks Dodson - January 22, 1918 - March 10, 2005
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