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Of Burke, VA was born on April 20, 1919 to Mary Ellen Dodson Dooley and James Oliver Dodson. Mildred lived her entire life in Fairfax County.
She received degrees in Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Arts in Education from Madison College and The George Washington University, respectively.
Mildred was employed by the Fairfax County School System as a teacher and was a School Principal for most of her professional career.
Mildred is the last of eight Dodson children: James E. Dodson, Myrtle V. Dodson MacKenzie, William G. Dodson, Irene L. Dodson Tinder, Agnes Dodson Dove, Clark F. Dodson and Stanley H. Dodson.
Mildred was married to George E. Deavers in August of 1940. He passed away May 7, 1998.
She has been in Sunrise Nursing Home for seven years.
A member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church, Mildred went home to be with the Lord on October 1, 2012.
Because of simultaneous family burials, there will be a graveside service on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 1 p.m. in Fairfax Memorial Park.
Mildred was a loving and peaceful soul, who lived a good and productive life.God Bless Her.

Published in The Washington Post on Oct. 3, 2012
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