Leathie Earline Dodd, 90, of Gray Summit, passed away on May 10, 2020. Leathie, the daughter of the late William Dodd and wife Leathie nee Thomas, was born on August 10, 1929 in Tennessee. As a teenager she moved to Missouri and started a career as a seamstress for many years. Leathie was a natural care giver and tended to anyone in the family that needed devotion. More recently she became a member of the Gray Summit Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Leathie Dodd; brother, Johnny C. Dodd; sister, Willie C. Thwing and husband Daniel Harvey; nieces, Brenda Chronister nee Thwing; Denise Dodd; and nephew, Fred Dodd.
She is survived by her nephews, Jimmy Thwing of Gray Summit, Gerald Thwing of St. Charles, Brian Dodd of Livingston, TN, and Christopher Dodd of Cookeville; Sister-in-law, Roxie Dodd of Livingston, TN; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Nieburg-Vitt, Thiebes Funeral Home, from 11:00 am until the start of the funeral service at 1:00 pm. The burial will follow at Friedens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse.
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