Susan Cooksey Dodson Obituary

Published: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 09:02 AM.

Susan Cooksey Dodson passed away Saturday, November 23, 2013. Susan was born in Tallahassee, Florida March 2, 1950.

Susan is survived by her husband of 43 years, Wally; one son, Walt Dodson (Kristen); two daughters, Ashley Savary  (Chris), and Alison Dodson; and one grandson Jacob Dodson. She is also survived by two sisters, Pat Patterson (Jerry) of Crawfordville and Judy Owens (Steve) of Port St. Joe; and one brother Doug Cooksey (Barbie) of Tallahassee: as well as five nephews; four nieces; and nine double first cousins.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Douglas and Marian Cooksey.

Susan was a class officer of Leon High School, Class of 1968, and enjoyed planning high school reunions with her former classmates. She was a co-owner of Forest Realty with close friend Doris Crosby; past president of the Crawfordville Women’s Club; a former First Lady of the Florida Bankers Association; past Board Member of Big Bend Hospice; and a member of the Christ Church Anglican. 

Susan enjoyed riding her bike, walking on the beach, climbing lighthouses, and watching bird’s visit her birdhouses. Susan loved her “YaYa’s” and “Soul Sisters”.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 27 at Christ Church Anglican, 3383 Coastal Hwy, Crawfordville, Florida 32327. The family received friends Tuesday, November 26 at Christ Church Anglican of Crawfordville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to United Way of the Big Bend, 307 E. 7th Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32303.

BEVIS FUNERAL HOME Harvey-Young Chapel in Crawfordville (850/926-3333 or is assisting the family with their arrangements.

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