Family-Placed Death Notice
Marie Brakenridge Dodd, age 81, passed away August 14th from Alzheimer's Disease. Born in Marksville, LA, Marie was the daughter of Clifford and Lillian Brakenridge. She graduated from Vanderbilt University where she met her husband, Dr. John S. Dodd Jr. She was preceded in death by her husband and is survived by her three children, Laura Dodd Gregory, John Palmer Dodd and Vaughn Dodd Maxson, along with four granddaughters and two grandsons. After raising her family, Marie managed The Cathedral Thrift House. Known for her thoughtfulness and wonderful sense of humor, her greatest accomplishment was being the best mother she could be. A memorial service will be held October 30th at 2PM at The Cathedral of St. Philip, reception following at Brio Atlanta, 2964 Peachtree Rd NW. Donations can be made to The Cathedral Thrift House of St. Philip (checks payable to The Cathedral Thrift House, 1837 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30324, attn.: Ann Young) or to The
, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C 20090-6011 or online at www.alz.org.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 16, 2013