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“Nancy caLled me about her passing. All those years on lodge G and the parties at my home in Anderson. I think of you all frequently. I know she...Read More »
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“I was so sorry to learn of Shirley's passing...Please know that all the Wall family sends their sympathy and prayers to each of you... God Bless, ...Read More »
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“Dr Dodd: I was so sorry to read that your wife died. I'm still working at HPH & think of you often. My thoughts are with you at this time. ”
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“David, I'm so sorry to see that your Mom has passed away. I know how hard it is to lose a mom, and I'll be praying for the Lord to give you comfort...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Harriet Fritz - Atlanta, GA

“Louis, I was sorry to read of Shirley's death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of loss. Hugh ”
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Shirley Hoover Dodd, 86, of Spartanburg, devoted wife of 64 years to Dr. Louis Josselin Dodd, died Friday, January 6, 2012, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born December 31, 1925, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, she was the daughter of the late Orton William and Charlotte Miller Hoover.

Mrs. Dodd was a former employee of the American Consulate in Sao Paulo, Brazil and former owner of Golden Goose Antiques in Pendleton, SC. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and the Gemology Society.

In addition to her husband, survivors include her son, David J. Dodd and wife Lisa of Spartanburg, SC, Alan G. Dodd of Santa Rosa, CA, and Mark H. Dodd of Wilmington, NC; niece, Charlotte Armstrong of Silver Spring, MD; grandchildren, Jason C. Jacobs and wife Susan of Spartanburg, SC, LTJG (U. S. Navy) Christopher Dodd of Pearl Harbor, HI, and Emily Dodd of Elon, NC; great-grandchildren, Anna, Corinne, Madison, and Sam Jacobs of Spartanburg; great-niece, Anna Stewart; great-nephew, Mark Stewart; and her loving dog, Casey. She was predeceased by a sister, Paula Rae Armstrong.

Visitation will be 4:00-6:00 PM Sunday, January 8, 2012, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Monday, January 9, 2012, in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, by the Rev. David E. Nichols.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

The family is at the home.

Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel

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