Bernice Dodd, 74, a
long-time Sunnyside resident, went to be in the arms of her heavenly Father on
Tuesday, June 5, 2007, at her home.
She was born on Jan. 12,
1933, in Freck, Ark., the daughter of Tramon and Pearl (Watts) Still. On Sept.
25, 1950, she married A.C. Dodd in Prosser. The Dodd family made their home in
various places including Hawaii and Alaska, following her husband’s work. She
later owned and operated Willowcrest Upholstery.
She enjoyed gardening and talking
on the phone.
Bernice is survived by four
children, Al Dodd (Ann), of Auburn, Randy Dodd (Donna), of Sunnyside, Max Dodd
(Elizabeth), of Selah and Chris Dodd of Sunnyside; nine grandchildren and 12
great-great grandchildren; three brothers, Vern Still, Alton Still and Arvil
Still; and one sister, Opal Tayon.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; her husband, A.C. Dodd; and one sister, Iva Lee Baker.
Viewing and visitation will
be held Friday, June 8, 2007, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in
Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 9, 2007, at 10 a.m. at
Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside, with burial at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens
in Sunnyside. The family would like to thank Lower Valley Hospice and staff,
especially nurse, Kathy, and all the past and present care providers,
especially, Betty for all their loving care. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of