Herbert Leon (H.L.) Dodson
By Sparta Live | February 26, 2009 12:00 am
Herbert Leon (H.L.) Dodson, 82, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 25, 2009, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Dodson was born Dec. 10, 1926, in Sparta, to Herbert Leon Dodson Sr. and Sally Denton Dodson.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a retired postal worker and farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Dora C. Dodson, of Sparta; daughter, Sammie Doris Johnston, of Dallas; three granddaughters, Jessica, Caris, Brook; grandson, Phillip Johnston; three sisters, Martha Sue Mason, of Quebeck, Lesterene Meadows, Mildred Ashworth, both of Sparta; brother W.C. Dodson, of Sparta; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Feb. 28, 2009, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6 p.m., Feb. 27, at the funeral home. Doyle Crawford, Chris Isom and Butch Bess will officiate.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.