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Mary Tucker Dodson

January 12, 1921 — August 19, 2011

Mary Tucker Dodson, 90, of Valdosta, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2011, at the Langdale Hospice House. Born in Colquitt County to the late George T. & Emma S. Tucker, she grew up in Colquitt, Turner and Tift counties. In addition to being a homemaker, she was also a Mary Kay Beauty Consultant for the past thirty-seven years. She was a past member of the Valdosta Garden Club, the Valdosta Country Club Ladies Golf Association and the Georgia Seniors Golf Association. In 1954 she helped organize a neighborhood coffee club that met monthly for more than fifty years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Valdosta and past president of the Joy Fidelis Sunday School Class.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Duane and Anne Dodson of Albany and Loren Dodson of Valdosta; two grandchildren and their spouses, Drew and Lindley Dodson of Austin, TX and Russell and Katherine Dodson of Miami, FL; one great grandchild, Shaw Elizabeth Dodson of Austin, TX; a sister, Betty Chapman of Tifton and three sisters-in-law: Tez Tucker, of Tifton, Patty Tucker of Albany, and Nell Tucker Coombs of Cairo. She is also survived by cousins, numerous nieces and nephews and her Mary Kay family. She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Frederick C. Dodson, a daughter in law, Tanya Brooks Dodson, two sisters, Emma Grace Tucker and Izetta Feketey; and six brothers: Darrell Tucker, Mack Tucker, Tommy Tucker, Hayes Tucker, Wallace Tucker and Jack Tucker.
Mrs. Dodson’s funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 22, 2011 at First Baptist Church. Rev. Mack Weaver and Dr. Phil West will officiate. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Carson McLane Funeral Home Sunday afternoon from 4 until 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 200 W. Central Ave. Valdosta, GA 31601 or Hospice of South Georgia, c/o SGMC Foundation, P.O. Box 1727, Valdosta GA 31603. Condolences may be conveyed to the family on the obituary page of Carson McLane Funeral Home

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

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