Luther Melton Dodson
Luther Melton Dodson, lifetime resident of this city, died at
four o'clock this morning at his home, 1016 Perkins Avenue.
Mr. Dodson was born May 7, 1886 in Mt. Vernon. He was united in
marriage with Vera M. Hatfield Oct. 4, 1936, his widow surviving.
He was the son of Solomon and Elizabeth Dodson, both of whom preceded
him in death.
At the time of his death, he was employed as a riveter in the steel
plant of the Mt. Vernon Car Manufacturing Co.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at
Myers Chapel, conducted by Rev. Linnie McDonald and interment will be
made in Hopewell Cemetery.
The body will remain at Myers Chapel until the funeral hour. Friends
may call there at any time up to the funeral hour.
Besides his widow, he is survived by one son, Ivan of Mt. Vernon;
one daughter, Mrs. Dortha Fern May of Mt. Vernon; and one grandchild.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson