Helen Bernice Dodson, 82, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 28, 1925, in Oregon County, Mo., and died June 29, 2008, at her home.
In April of 1941, she was united in marriage to James Donovan Sisco and to this union three children were born, Helen Sue, Larry Don and James Ronald.
In June of 1965, she was united in marriage to Carl Dodson who died April 29, 1993.
She was of the Baptist faith and had been a member of the Many Springs Baptist Church for 49 years.
Survivors include: one daughter, Helen Sue Sisco-Winn and husband, Elwood, of Independence, Mo., James Ronald Sisco of the family home; one daughter-in-law, Theresa Sisco of Alton, Mo.; Carl's children, Keith Dodson of Alton, Mo., Tommy Dodson of Plattsburg, Mo., Pam Cummings of the state of Utah; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were: her parents, James Alfred Jobe and Roxie Lovena Caldwell Jobe; two husbands, James Donovan Sisco and Carl Dodson; one son, Larry Don Sisco; and one grandson, Bruce Johnson; one brother, Hubert Jobe; and one sister, Jessie Edith Jobe-Roy.
The funeral services for Helen Dodson were held July 2 in the Clary Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bob Wiggs officiating.
Interment followed in the Hickory Grove Cemetery with arrangements being made under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.