With heavy hearts but many happy memories our loving mother Delma M. Dodson 102, a resident of Blue Springs, MO left this life Wednesday, September 7, 2022. She was born July 22, 1920.
Delma grew up in the Blue Springs area and graduated from Blue Springs High School in 1938. That same year she married Clyde W. Dodson.
Delma is preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Dodson of 58 years; parents, Delbert and Grace Potts; brothers, Riley and sister-in-law Theda; Clyde Potts and sister-in-law, Erma Lee; Earl Potts; sister, Lenora Barr and brother-in-law Harry.
Survived by one sister, Frances Noland of Oak Grove, MO; four sons, Jim Dodson (Felicia) of Lee’s Summit, MO, Ernie Dodson (Maureen) of Branson West, MO, Delbert Dodson (Donna) of Blue Springs, MO, Dallas Dodson (Syma) of Chicago, IL; along with many beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Delma and Clyde owned and operated Sunrise Cove Resort in Sunrise Beach, MO. In the eighties they moved to a farm in Kingsville, MO. In 1997 Delma moved to Blue springs, MO. She lived independently on her own until she was 102. She loved playing cards and had an amazing memory. Delma always carried herself with dignity and was loved by many.
Her family will receive family and friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. Funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel. Burial will immediately follow at Lobb Cemetery in Independence, MO. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Association. Memories of Delma and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.