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Betty (Hurst) Dodson

February 17, 1943 ~ May 15, 2019 (age 76)

Betty Hurst Dodson, of Sneedville, born February 17, 1943, passed away May 15, 2019 at the age of 76.  She was a member of Swan Creek Primitive Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Ray & Alta G. Hurst; sister, Opal Walker and nephews, Wesley Keck and Paul O’Dell

She is survived by;

Her husband of 60 years; Earl Lee Dodson of Sneedville

Sons & Daughters-in-law; Rodney & Edie Dodson of Sneedville and Greg & Tammy Dodson of Tazewell

Grandchildren; Cody & Carrie Dodson of Sneedville and Lindsay Brooks of Tazewell

Great- Grandchildren; Caden & Cooper Dodson and Jalynn Brooks

Sister; Rose Brown & husband Bobby of Bean Station

Special Nieces; Danita Dodson & Malisha Seal, both of Sneedville

Special cousin & friend; Peggy Fannon of Tazewell

Brother-in-law; Clarence Dodson of Sneedville

Several nieces and nephews

A host of family and friends


Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Swan Creek Baptist Church

Elder Terry Sizemore, Elder Oscar Irvin & Elder Frank Gilliam officiating

Special music will be provided by The Gospel Messengers and the Swan Creek Church Singers

Interment will follow in the Swan Creek Church Cemetery

Serving as pallbearers will be Rodney Dodson, Gregory Dodson, Cody Dodson, Bobby Brown, Jeff Keck & Mackey Hatfield

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the McNeil Funeral Home and from 12 to 2 P.M. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Swan Creek Baptist Church


Online condolences can be made at


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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