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Helen Dodds

Saturday, October 4, 2003

Helen Dodds, 88, of Waterford, Mich., died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003.

She was born Nov. 19, 1914, in Franklin, Tenn., daughter of John Adam and Alvina Bleckwendt Inman. She first married Rudolph Sebastian in Missouri. He preceded her in death. She later married John Dodds in Michigan. He also preceded her in death.

Dodds was raised in Cape Girardeau, lived in Pontiac, Mich., and in Sarasota, Fla., 25 years, returning to Michigan in 1996. She was a member of Cedar Crest Lutheran Church in White Lake, Mich.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Achimov and Dorothy Clayton of Waterford; a son, Wesley Sebastian of Ortonville, Mich.; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

The funeral was held Friday at Cedar Crest Church, with Paul Wargo officiating. Burial was in Perry Mt. Park Cemetery in Pontiac, Mich. Coats Funeral Home in Waterford was in charge of arrangements.