James “Marvin” Dodson, born June 21, 1935, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, June 15, 2019 at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Mooresburg. He played bluegrass for many years and loved hunting and fishing. He was retired from IPC Dennison where he worked for many years.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother James and Hallie Dodson; brother Robert Dodson and sister Mildred McAnally.
He is survived by his wife Bessie Bowlin Dodson; brother, Eugene Dodson, brother-in-law Richard McAnally; two nephews, Jimmy (Ariel) Dodson, and Robbie Dodson; niece Gail (Todd) Gordon; great nephews and nieces, Dawson, Hattie Mae and Hallie Jo Dodson and Shawn and Trisha Gordon all of Morristown; many other family and friends.
Special thanks to David Shockley and Amy Jones, Jimmy and Sue Bowlin, special friends J.D. and Nell Short and girls; Amedysis Home Health (Anthony Estep) and Amedysis Hospice.
The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Tuesday, June 18, in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home prior to the service at 7:00 with Gary Marshall officiating. Graveside services are planned for 11:00 am Wednesday, June 19, in Bethesda Cemetery.