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