Jean Dodson(1937 - 2014)

Jean Dodson, 76

Jean Dodson, 76, of Gassville passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Care Manor Nursing Center.

She was born August 27, 1937, in Medford, Oregon to the late Walter Paul and Alice (Dail) Kenworthy. Jean loved doing crafts and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Jerry Dodson of Gassville; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jerry Lee Dodson, John and April Dodson of Indiana and Jack and Barbara Dodson of South Dakota; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joy and John Benedict of Gassville and Liz and Jackie Graham of Midway; 11 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday at the Gassville Cemetery with Mr. George Kenworthy officiating. Burial will be to follow under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Benedict, Joe Benedict, Chris Taylor, Ace Norman, Hunter Taylor, Bailey Benedict, Kylar Payseno, Darien Rios and Andrew Patino.

Memorials may be made to the Dodson Family, c/o First Community Bank, 310 Hwy 62 East, Mountain Home, AR 72653.

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Funeral Home

Conner Family Funeral Home & Cremation Center
2833 Highway 62 West Mountain Home, AR 72653

Published in Baxter Bulletin from Apr. 9 to Apr. 11, 2014