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Ethel Veda Dodson


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Ethel Veda Dodson Obituary
ETHEL VEDA DODSON

Ethel Veda Dodson, age 89, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 8, 2010 at home in Oroville, CA. Ethel Veda was born in Sterling, CO on August 14, 1921 to Sylvester and Clara Moss. She was the fourth child of fifteen children. The family moved to Gridley, CA in 1927, when Ethel was only six years old. She lived in the Butte County most of her adult life. In 1941 she met and married Ernest Dodson in Reno, NV. Ernest preceded her in death in 1993 after 52 years of marriage.

Ethel is survived by eight children, LeRoy Dodson, Prineville, OR, Ethel Sacco (Joe), Mountain View, CA, Helen Fowler (Raymond), Oroville, CA, Myrtle Lucas (Harold), Madras, OR, Chester Dodson (Peggy), Paradise, CA, Ruby Parker (Ronald) Madras, OR, Ruth Kirkpatrick, Oroville, CA, Calvin Dodson (Bridgett), Paradise, CA. She had 39 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

Ethel is survived by two brothers, Mervyn Moss (Georgia) of Alamogordo, New Mexico and Eugene Moss (LaVonne), Lennox, IA. She is also survived by two sisters, Alma Hall (Bobby) of Chico, CA and Aileen Tucker of Paradise, CA; and many, many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother and father; four brothers and six sisters. Ethel Veda had many friends in Oroville and in Paradise.

Ethel Veda loved to go to yard sales and thrift stores. She enjoyed working in her strawberry garden and her flower garden.

Ethel Veda was a special mom, grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma. She was, SO LOVED. She will be missed by her friends and family.

Funeral Services will be held at Paradise Chapel of the Pines on Almond Street in Paradise on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 at 3:00 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of Paradise Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Oct. 13, 2010
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