BLOOMFIELD -- Jerry A. Dodson, 72, died Dec. 4, 2007, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield.
Born March 11, 1935, in New Madrid County, son of the late Homer A. and Bessie Alice Wilburn Dodson, he has lived in the Parma and Essex areas most of his life. A retired farm laborer, he was of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include: five sons, Dennis Dodson and Daniel Dodson of Dexter, Kenneth Dodson of Jackson, Derek Dodson of Essex and Darrell Dodson of Gordonville; two daughters, Diane Long of Malden and Debra Maldonado of Mississippi; three brothers, Dewayne Dodson of Parma, Travis Dodson of Poplar Bluff and Benny Joe Dodson of Boone, Iowa; three sisters, Doris Gregg of Parma and June Eddings and Phyllis Kuehle of Wappapello; and 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one grandchild; and six brothers, Lonnie Dodson, Jimmy Dodson and Ulis Dodson and three in infancy.
No services are planned at this time.
The Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of the arrangements.