BRANSON -- Maxine Dodson, 87, formerly of Sikeston, died Aug. 15, 2005, at her home in Branson.
Born Aug. 15, 1918, in Tiptonville, Tenn., daughter of the late Edgar and Jessie Figgins Boals, she was a member of the Church of Christ and had been employed by the Hunter family in New Madrid before retiring.
Her husband, Charles Denzel Dodson, preceded her in death on July 3, 1967.
One daughter, Carol D. Dodson; two brothers; and two sisters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons, Donald L. Dodson of Branson West and Charles David Dodson of Alton, Ill.; three daughters, Charlene Korando and Barbara Coppola of Jupiter, Fla., and Gail Carter of Pittsburgh, Ill.; one brother, Edgar Boals of Edwardsville, Ill.; and 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.