Pioneer Has Passed From Labor Into Rest
F. Dodson, of
Summerfield, died Tuesday morning of
“Squire” Dodson, as he was known, came to
twenty years ago and for a portion of that time owned and occupied a
several miles southwest of that village. In later years he resided at
Summerfield and was engaged in the mercantile business until a year or
when his enfeebled health compelled him to retire.
For quite a number of years after coming to
held the office of justice of the peace and conducted its affairs with
to himself and to the satisfaction of the people.
He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his
among them Fillmore Dodson, a former overseer of roads in this city and
a salesman at the Racket Store.
Deceased was a good citizen, a consistent
Christian and he
leaves the world a better place for having lived in it. Peace to his
Mr. Fillmore Dodson came up yesterday and secured
of E. C. Smith and interment took place in the afternoon.
Transcribed, Formatted and Submitted
by Linda Flowers