Dodd Marguerite Meredith Dodd. A memorial service for the late Marguerite Meredith Dodd will be held on Saturday, April 5 at 11 a.m. at Union Cemetery West, 3349 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, in Chapel B. All who wish to celebrate her extraordinary life are welcome to attend. Mrs. Dodd died September 16, 2013 after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. Loving wife of the late James Edgar Dodd, beloved daughter of the late Edward and Lena Meredith of Columbus, cherished mother of James, Jr. (known as Jed who preceded her in death), Timothy R. of St. Louis and William M. of Cambridge. She is survived by six grandchildren, Phil, Doug, Jamie, Geoff, Stephen, and Amanda; her niece, Deborah; and nephews, Michael and Christopher Meredith; as well as four great grandchildren and several great nephews and nieces. Mrs. Dodd was born April 5, 1919 in Shenandoah, Va., and attended St. Mary's of the Springs College (now Ohio Dominican) for two years and then received a Bachelor of Science in education from Ohio State University where she was a proud member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She later received a master's degree in education from the University of Dayton. She was a teacher for more than 35 years, teaching art in Sandusky and then kindergarten, first and second grades in Sidney, where she lived for more than 48 years.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 25, 2014