01/30/06 — HILDA DODD

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Died Jan. 29, 2006

Hilda Jean Dodd, 73, of Smithfield Manor, died Sunday at Johnston Memorial Hospital.

She was employed for many years at The News and Observer and worked for seven years as a typesetter at the Smithfield Herald.

She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Evans of Georgia; a sister, Fannie Lee Dickerson of Wilson; a brother, Wallace Thorne of Goldsboro; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Kenly Cemetery, The Rev. Lynn Renfrow will conduct the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Johnson Memorial Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 1376, Smithfield, N.C., 27577.

Published in Obituaries on January 30, 2006 2:12 PM