ESSEX - Lonnie Dodson, 59, died Nov. 28, 2003, at his residence at Essex.
Born March 18, 1944, at Marston to the late Alexander and Bessie Alice Wilburn Dodson, he was a former automobile mechanic. A veteran of the United States Army, he served in the Vietnam War.
On Feb. 22, 1968, at Parma, he married Pat Stroud who preceded him in death on Feb. 9, 2003.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy Dodson and Ulis Dodson.
Survivors include: one son, Jonithan Lonnie Dodson of Bernie; one daughter, April Dodson of Essex; four brothers, Jerry Dodson of Essex, Benny Dodson of Boone, Iowa, Travis Dodson of Poplar Bluff and Homer Dodson of Risco; three sisters, Doris Gregg of Parma and June Eddings and Phyllis Kuethle of Wappapello; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday with the Rev. James Malloy officiating.
Burial will follow in the Essex Cemetery.