Ida Catherine Nelson Dodson, daughter of the late Joel Nelson and Nora Bice Nelson was born Nov. 4, 1914 in Gadsden, Ala., and departed this life Sunday, March 11, 2012, at the age of 97.
On March 10, 1933, in Algoma, Miss., she married Lonnie Dodson, who preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1989.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Crawford and husband, Ben, of Shreveport, La., Doris Ivie, of Kennett; three grandchildren, Kathy Moody and husband, Steve, of Shreveport, Tommy Crawford, of Shreveport, and Jeffrey Crawford and wife, Katie, of Benton, La.; four great-grandchildren, Tyler Moody, Lauren Moody, Kourtney Crawford and Maggie Crawford and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, March 14, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 15, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Don Sheerin officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com