A funeral service for Florence Neal Dodd age 91, of Athens, is scheduled at 10 o'clock in the morning Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Bullard with Bro. Scott Brown officiating. She will be laid to rest in Whitehouse Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville.
Mrs. Dodd passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 in Athens.
Florence was born October 24, 1926 in Rusk.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Bullard.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Nellie (Rich) Neal, and her husband, Weldon "Buddy" Dodd.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Rex Dodd of Jacksonville; daughter, Phyllis Duncan and husband Daryl of Mountalba; brother, J.C. Neal of Houston. She is also survived by grandchildren, Cody Dodd, Kari Dodd, Cali Dodd, Bryan Duncan and wife Stephanie, Ben Duncan and wife Melody; 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Cody Dodd, Bryan Duncan, Ben Duncan, Daryl Duncan, Rex Dodd, Brad McFarland and Eric Dodd.
Visitation will begin on Monday, January 8, 2018 and friends are cordially invited to visit with Florence's family from 6 to 8 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
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