Betty Joann Dodd

Mrs. Betty Joann Dodd, age 78, of Gainesville, passed away on April 5, 2014, at Summers Landing Assistant Living following an extended illness.

Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, April 7, 2014, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Brian Malcomb and Garnett Whitmire will officiate. The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 6, 2014, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Dodd was born on April 13, 1935, in Lake City, Tenn., to the late Harley and Nola Nelson. She was retired from Milliken. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ira Dodd Jr.; and daughter, Sheila Bagwell.

Mrs. Dodd is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and John Nix of Gainesville; son, Kendall Dodd of Gainesville; grandsons and wives, Jason and Cassie Nix, Josh and Michele Bagwell; granddaughter, Julie Bagwell; and grandson, Wesley Dodd; great-grandchildren, Zyannah, Kaia, Laila, Ava, Emma, Farah and Brookley.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in on Apr. 6, 2014