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Margaret Ruth (Wicker) Dodd
Jan 14, 1913 - Dec 5, 2007
Posted by Martha Reddout

©Marietta Monitor
14 Dec 2007,  Page 4

Services for Margaret Ruth Dodd, 94, of Ardmore, were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, December 8, in the First United Methodist Church McClure Chapel, Ardmore, with the Rev. Dan Patman officiating.

Interment was in the Lakeview Cemetery, Marietta.

Born January 14, 1913 in Marietta, the daughter of Walter Belfour and Maud Louise Wicker, she died Wednesday, November 5, 2007, in Ardmore. She and Harry Bliss Dodd were married on November 8, 1928, in Ardmore. Mrs. Dodd attended school in Marietta. At the age of 14 she modeled hats for Neiman Marcus in Dallas, and during World War II, she worked at Lou Ellen’s Hat Shop., J.C. Penny, and retired from the Green Stamp Store in 1973. Mrs. Dodd joined the First United Methodist Church, Ardmore, in 1944 and has been an active member until failing health prevented her from attending, but she always watched the services on TV and often remarked, “Thank goodness I can still see and hear the sermon and beautiful choir music.”

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Harry F. and LaJuana Dodd of Ardmore and James Edward and Judy Dodd of Kingsland, Texas; a grandson, Daniel Lewis Dodd of San Antonio, Texas; three granddaughters, Deborah Louise Gissler of Lampasas, Texas, Margaret Bales of Enid and Molley Perry of Bryan, Texas; a special granddaughter, Mary Ruth Stephens of Oklahoma City; three great-grandsons, Dylan Brock of Round Rock, Texas, Matthew Bales of Enid and Grant Perry of Bryan; four great-granddaughters, Margaret Elizabeth Perry of Bryan, Devon Dodd and Zoe Dodd of Boulder City, Nevada, and Melissa Bales of Oklahoma City; a great-great-granddaughter, Isabella Rose Brock of Round Rock; and two nieces, Tracy Hobbs of Ardmore and Robbie Hobbs of Norman.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; several brothers and sisters; a son, Jack Belfour Dodd; a grandson, Steven Crieg Dodd; a great-granddaughter, Eden Caroline Dodd; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Joel Perry, Dylan Brock, Mike Bales, Matthew Bales, Greg Gissler and Daniel Dodd. Honorary pallbearers were the Early Bird Reunion Group.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, or a charity of your choice.

Online guest book: craddockfuneralhome.com Craddock

This obituary included a photo of Mrs. Dodd.

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