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Rosemary Dodds

Funeral services for Rosemary Dodds, 91, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 24, 2018 at First United Methodist Church Life Center, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Dodds passed away at 9:08 p.m., Sunday, August 19, 2018 at her home.


She was born April 17, 1927, at Van Buren, Missouri, to John Frazier and Lucy Dell Frazier.  On May 10, 1950, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Paul Durham Dodds, Sr., who preceded her in death October 2, 2009.  Mrs. Dodds was a homemaker and mother and worked as an LPN.  During WWII she worked for the department of defense at the pentagon.  She enjoyed playing golf, bowling, bridge, her flower garden and antique shows.  Mrs. Dodds was a member of First United Methodist Church.


She is survived by three children, Rebecca Dodds and fiancée Robert Molini, Coral Springs, Florida, Melissa Schatzer and husband, Jay, Alpharetta, Georgia and Paul Dodds, Jr.; two grandchildren, Stephanie Schatzer Jones and husband, Elliott and Jon Paul Schatzer and wife, Heather; three great-grandchildren, Brendon, Noah and Tristan; one brother, John A. Frazier and wife, Harriett, Cincinnati, Ohio; and one niece, Brianna.


Her parents and husband preceded her in death.


Mrs. Dodds will lie in state from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church Music Fund and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at