News and Tribune

August 21, 2013

Martha Lucille Dobson, 94; Jeffersonville

— Funeral services for Martha Lucille Dobson, 94, Jeffersonville, will be  at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 23, at Scott Funeral Homes North Chapel, Jeffersonville, with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. She went to be with the Lord on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Lincoln Hills Health Center.

She was born March 7, 1919 to the late George and Mayme Flora, New Albany.  She was an active member of West Maple Street Baptist Church. She loved her family very much, especially children. She cared for more than 25 children in her lifetime. In her later years, no matter how ill, the sight of a child brought a smile to her face.

Survivors include a son, George William Dobson and his wife, JoAnn; a daughter, Barbara Sowders and her husband, Jim; granddaughters, Gayla Williams and Patti Luther; grandsons, Brent Hussung and Brandon Shively; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  

 In  addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband and love of her life, William Dobson, and sisters, Margaret Peay, Eurdenne Wimp and Charlotte Bittner.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and after 9 a.m. Friday, at the funeral home.  

The family would like to thank the staff at Lincoln Hills Health Center for their care and support.

Memorial contributions can be made to West Maple Street Baptist Church, The Gideons or the charity of your choice.

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