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Mary Ann Dodson

November 2, 1939 — September 25, 2022

Formerly of Virginia

Mary Ann Dodson, 82, formerly of Winchester, Virginia, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2022, at Croatan Village Assisted Living in New Bern, NC.

Mary was born on November 2, 1939, in Winchester, Virginia, to the late Harry and Reecy Taylor. She attended Handley High School.  She was married to James M. Dodson who preceded her in death in 2017.  Her former places of employment include the White House National Fruit Company, J.T. Baker Chemical Company and VDO.

She is survived by her children, Donna Dicker (Tom), of Bristol, TN, Barbara Bowman (Doug), of Havelock, NC, James Dodson (Sarah), of Leesburg, VA, Judy Cunningham (Danny), of Winchester, VA., Linda Smalley of Sylva, NC; sister, Retta Davis, of Winchester, VA; 12 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

Mary was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.  She loved family gatherings, playing BINGO, shopping and she was an excellent cook.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Elma Kelly, Mildred Largent, Ruth Kelchner, Bertha Taylor, Anna Bell Taylor, Essie Jenkins; and brother, Bruce Taylor.

A celebration of life will be held at Greenwood Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 809 Greenwood Road, Winchester, VA, on October 8, 2022, at 11:00 a.m.

The family is asking for no funeral flowers at this time due to burial at a later date.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Green Greenwood Volunteer Fire and Rescue

809 Greenwood Road, Winchester, VA 22602

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