DODD, PORTIA ETHEL - White County, Arkansas | PORTIA ETHEL DODD - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Portia Ethel DODD

Shady Grove Cemetery
White County,
Arkansas

Birth: Jul. 31, 1887
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1953
Bald Knob
White County
Arkansas, USA

Portia Ethel William was born on 31 Jul 1887 in Portia, Arkansas. She died on 16 Apr 1953 in Little Rock Hospital.

Mrs. W. T. Dodd Dies; Eastern Star Leader
Rites for Bald Knob Resident will be held today
Bald Knob, Arkansas April 16, 1953

Mrs. Portia Ethel Dodd, wife of W. Clarence Dodd, druggist of Bald Knob, Arkansas died in a Little Rock Hospital early Thursday. She was 65.
Mrs. Dodd was known over a wide section of the state, having held many offices in the Order of Eastern Star. For many years she attended every Grand Chapter meeting. She had been a member of the order for 48 years, and was instrumental in having a Chapter of Rainbow Girls instituted in Bald Knob last year. She was a past treasurer and charter member of the Bald Knob Business and Professional Women's Club. She was a member of the Methodist Church. She was born in Portia, Arkansas and being the first girl born in the town, was given its name.

She leaves her husband, two sons, Dr. William Carroll Dodd of Bald Knob and Dr. Perry L. Dodd of Augusta, two sisters, Mrs. Lorene Dye of Portia and Mrs. F. S. Neel of Little Rock and two brothers, Walter Williams and LeRoy Williams of Little Rock.
Services will be conducted by the Rev. Pharis J. Holifield at 1:00 p.m. Friday at Forbes Collison Chapel. Burial will be in the Shady Grove Cemetery at Bald Knob. She died Uremic Poisoning.

Contributed on 12/22/08 by bobyou63
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Record #: 126895

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Submitted: 12/22/08 • Approved: 12/23/08 • Last Updated: 7/29/12 • R126895-G126895-S3

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