Posted: Monday, October 17, 2011 3:09 pm
The Messenger, October 17, 2011
Completed arrangements are being announced for Lualice Adaline (Smith) Dodd, 99, of Murfreesboro, a former resident of Kenton and Union City. She passed into glory Oct. 14, 2011, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro.
Graveside services were held at North Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery near Kenton at 4 p.m. Sunday, with Leitherland Funeral Home in Kenton in charge of arrangements. The Revs. Tony Smith and Kermit Travis officiated.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at www.cff.org.
She was born April 18, 1912, in Kenton. Her parents were the late Emerson E. and Creeda (Kerr) Smith. Her husband, Fay Edward Dodd, and her daughter, Jo Alice Houston, preceded her in death. She was a graduate of the former Kenton High School and was a member of Kenton Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She had lived in Kenton most of her life, spending the last five years in Union City and moving to Murfreesboro in April. She had also lived for short periods of time in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and New York with her husband as they relocated because of his employment with El Paso Energy.
She is survived by her daughter, Creeda Faye Wright of Murfreesboro; three grandsons, David Dodd Houston of Union City and Matthew Wright and Bill Wright, both of Murfreesboro; four granddaughters, Glenda Caudle of Union City, Jennifer Hicks of Jackson, Allison Wright of Martin and Bethany Wright of Murfreesboro; six great-grandchildren, Blake Caudle of Nashville, Brandy Tanner, Laney Rogers and Emily Houston, all of Union City, Dinah JoBeth Caudle of Savannah, Ga., and Jamie Pardue of Troy; and three great-great-grandchildren, Claire Tanner, Olivia Tanner and Ada Reed Rogers, all of Union City.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Lumpkin; and four grandchildren.