Freda Mae Dodson

Freda Mae Dodson, age 75 of Sarcoxie, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at the Sarcoxie Nursing Center.

She was born on September 24, 1947 in Picher, Oklahoma to Robert Eli, Sr., and Ethel Irene (Hart) Eli. Freda loved to crochet, spending time with her family, she was truly a farmer’s wife and tremendously missed her husband after he passed away, and loved to spend time with her dog Freddie. She married Robert Dodson on October 23, 1984 in Miami, Oklahoma and he preceded her in death on January 12, 2019.

Freda was also preceded in death by 8 siblings. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Johnson and husband Mike of Webb City; 2 sons, Robert Hight, Jr. and wife Melissa of Parsons, Kansas, Richard Hight and wife Sarah of Sarcoxie; step-children, Marvin, Angie, Jeanne, Tracy; a sister, Mildred Lloyd of Quapaw, Oklahoma; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild, along with a host of  extended family and friends.

A visitation will be held on Monday, December 12, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City. The service will follow the visitation at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow all services at Weaver Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association in her memory. Visit for online condolences. Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.

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