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Marion Holder Dodd, 95

Mrs. Marion Holder Dodd 95, of McMinnville, died Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at Willow Branch Health & Rehab. She was born Jan. 31, 1928, in McMinnville, was a homemaker, and a member Charles Creek The Baptist Church. Marion was a good woman, faithful to her husband and loved working in her flower gardens and enjoyed flowers greatly. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. & Mrs. George P. and Delma Webb Holder; husband, J. W. Dodd; sister, Mildred Gillentine; brothers, George Holder and Howard Holder; son, Mark Dodd; and daughter, Kay Dodd. 

Survivors include her daughter, Donna Dodd; granddaughter, Maurie Brady Rambo; grandson, Gage Rambo; great-great granddaughter, Raylee Roberts; sister-in-law, Linda Locke; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Tommy (Pinkey) Dodd; nephews, Larry Gillentine, Garry (Helen) Gillentine, Buddy (Donna) Gillentine and Dr. Mark Holder.

Graveside service and interment was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Bethany Cemetery. Elder Leonard Herman officiated. Visitation was held on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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McMinnville Funeral Home is honored to be of service to the Dodd family.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 31, 2023