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2009-09-03 / Obituaries

Florence Dodd Wright

May 8, 1918 - August 28, 2009

Funeral services for Florence Wright, 91, of Austin were held on Monday, August 31, 2009 at the Dodd Family Cemetery near Dime Box, Texas with Tim Clayton officiating.

Florence passed away Friday in Houston, Texas following a brief illness.

Mary Florence Dodd Wright was born on May 8, 1918 in Dime Box, Texas to James R. & Jessie Pearl (Tisdale) Dodd. She was united in marriage to James Wright on January 20, 1940. Florence was a lifelong homemaker who provided childcare in her home for many years. She enjoyed gardening and watching sports, especially football, and was an avid UT fan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; 3 brothers, Homer Dodd, Marshall Dodd and James Dodd and 3 sisters, Norene Goodson, Vira Moseley and Jimmie Raynosa.

Florence is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary & Fred Pippert of Houston; 2 granddaughters, Jamey & Jason Tucker of Missouri City and Lee Ann & Michael Davis of Houston; 2 brothers, Donnie & Jean Dodd of Cypress and Dean & Kay Dodd of Cypress as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

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