Mary Jean Dobson, 63, Brazil, died unexpectedly March 17, 2008, at 5:18 a.m., at her residence.
Born March 2, 1945, in Clay County, she was the daughter of William James "Jim" Lanham and Mary Alice Pierce Lanham.
She graduated from Brazil High School in 1963.
She was a member of the Carbon Baptist Church.
She worked at Mallory, Inc., the Movie Gallery and was currently working as a caregiver at a group home for Normal Life, Inc.
Mary has always been a dog lover and had several four-legged friends. Mary enjoyed flowers, friends and most of all family.
Survivors include her husband Larry Dobson, whom she married Oct. 5, 1964, her father Jim Lanham, Brazil, two sons, Donald Wayne Dobson, Brazil, and David James Dobson and wife Denise, Cunot, daughter Lori Ann Dobson Dove, Brazil, former son-in-law Dwayne Alan Dove, Brazil, four grandchildren, Branda Alice Dobson, Jacob Wayne Dobson, Taylor Marie Dove, Sierra Ruby Dobson, sister and brother-in-law Deloris Ann and Mike Hanson, Brazil, niece Melinda Sue Weir, nephew William Eric Hanson and wife Sherri, several great-nieces and nephews and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her mother and her aunt, Goldie Marie Carr, in 2000.
Services will take place at 1 p.m., Thursday, at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Jared Odle officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, and again Thursday prior to services.
Post a heart of condolence at www.lawson-millerchapel.com.