Jeane T. Dodson, 86, of Minford, died Thursday, August 25 at the SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth, Ohio. Born August 22, 1925 in Lawrence County, Kentucky, to the late Erna and Bonnie Patton Thompson, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Charles, in 2004. Jeane is survived by her husband of 61 years, William M. Dodson; daughter Rebecca J. Dodson of Morehead, Kentucky; son William E. (Ellen) Dodson of Minford; grandsons Daniel Dodson of Columbus (and his fiancée Dinah Carson) and Andrew (Stacy) Dodson along with great-grandsons Isaiah and Braden of Wheelersburg. She was a graduate of Breckinridge Training School and Morehead State Teachers College, a retired art and home economics teacher in the Minford school district, as well as an avid flower gardener and member of area garden clubs. She was richly blessed from having been an active member of the following churches during her lifetime: First Baptist Church, Morehead, Kentucky; Immanuel Baptist Church, New Boston, Ohio; and Grace Baptist Church, Minford, Ohio.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 28, 2011 at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford with family friend, evangelist Patrick Gampp officiating. Burial will follow at 5:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery in Louisa, Kentucky. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and one hour prior to the service on Sunday. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.edafh.com.