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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.

Source: 
Date: 11-22-1937
Submitted by: Ken Richardson



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