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William Clyde Dodson

William Clyde Dodson, 78, of the Mooneyham Community, died Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at his home. Clyde was born October 19, 1935 to Arliss Clyde and Dollie Mae Cagle Dodson. He was a faithful member of the Mooneyham Freewill Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; son W.C. Dodson; three sisters Tobitha Thompson, Laura Neely and Flora Watson; and three brothers Charles, Floyd and James Dodson.

Survivors include wife of 59 years Shirley Dean Beasley Dodson; daughters Louise (Steve) House of Spencer; Betty (Larry) Conley of Sparta; Linda (Raymond) Brewer of Crossville; sons Jimmy (Barbara) Dodson and Johnny (MaryAnn) Dodson, all of Sparta; sisters Arlen Mooneyham and Winnie Jane Roberts, both of Spencer; brothers Herbert (Virginia), Loyde (Mary) Dodson of Georgia; Cecil Van Dodson and Billy Joe (Laura Faye) Dodson of Spencer; 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

Services were held December 28 at the Mooneyham Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Wayne Sullivan officiating. Burial was in Myers Cemetery.

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Arrangements were entrusted to Putnam-Reed Family Funeral Home in Pikeville. 

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