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Dorothy M. Dodson was born on July 27, 1925 in Des Arc, Missouri and passed away on May 25, 2017 in Lufkin. The family will have a private inurnment next to her late husband David. Dorothy has moved on to a better place. Her life was a gift to the world, and unforgettable!

"Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free. I'm following the path God laid for me. I took His hand when I heard Him call, I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day, to laugh, to love, to work or play. Tasks left undone must stay that way; I found that place at the close of day. If my parting has left a void, then fill it with remembered joy. A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss, ah yes, these things, I too, will miss. Be not burdened with times of sorrow, I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow. My life's been full, I savored much; good friends, good times, a loved one's touch. Perhaps my time seemed all too brief; don't lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift up your heart and share with me; God wanted me now, He set me free." ? Harold S. Kushner

Services have been placed in the care of Oakley Metcalf Funeral Home.