Eunice (Dodson) White
Mrs. Eunice (DODSON) WHITE of 615 Home Avenue in Edwardsville, Ill.,
died at 11:50 p.m. Thursday in Jefferson Memorial Hospital. She was
90 years, 2 months and 18 days old. She was a former resident of Mt. Vernon.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Myers Chapel with
the Rev. James FEAMAN and the Rev. F. L. TROTTER officiating. Burial will
be in West Salem Cemetery. The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel
where friends may call after 3:00 p.m. Saturday.
Mrs. WHITE was born December 7, 1874 in Jefferson County, the daughter
of Rush and Nancy Ann (CRAWFORD) COCHRAN. She was first married to
E. S. DODSON, who preceded her in death on May 13, 1928. On September 3, 1939,
she married W. W. WHITE, who preceded her in death on June 2, 1953. She was
also preceded in death by a daughter and son.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn CHRISTIAN of Edwardsville;
four sons, Fred, Elmer, Burrell, and Loren (Tine) DODSON, all of Mt. Vernon;
a step-son, Clyde WHITE of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a step-daughter, Mrs. Gladys HOWELL
of this city; two half-sisters, Mrs. Vivian FICKLE of Mt. Vernon, and
Mrs. Cecil MANIS of Ewing; three half-brothers, Jess COCHRAN of Morris, Ill.,
Charles COCHRAN of Bloomington, Ill., and Frank COCHRAN of Ina; 12 grand-children
and 24 great-grand-children.
Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date: Friday, February 26, 1965
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta