Mr. William M. (Bill) Dodd, age 91, of Summerville, GA, passed away Friday January 16, 2009, in Oakview Nursing and Rehab Center. Mr. Dodd was born August 18, 1917, in Summerville, GA, the son of the late John H. & Fannie Tucker Dodd. He was a member of the Lyerly Pentecostal Tabernacle, private first class teletype operator in the 126th Army airways communication System squadron and a retired textile worker. He was preceded in death by a son, David Dodd, grandson, Charlie Shipman, 2 brothers & 1 sister. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Tucker Dodd, children, Billy Powell Dodd, Gleen H. Dodd, Jackie Lamar Jones, Myrion Todd Jones, Myra Lynn Weatherby, Donna Shipman, Shelia Lynn Minard, Robin Gibbens, brother, Cooley Dodd, 21 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday January 18, 2009, from the Lyerly Pentecostal Tabernacle C.H.C. with Rev. Glenn Studdard and Rev. Bobby Shutt officiating with interment in the Greenhills Memory Garden. Active pallbearers, Watson Tucker, Jerry Tucker, Sam Tucker, Gary Young, Preston Dodd, Cecil Reynolds. Honorary pallbearers, Staff of the Oakview Nursing And Rehab Center, & Grandkids, Brad Jones, Mike Martin, Landon Jones, Richie Dodd, Alex Jones, David Dodd, Tommy Minard, Jamie Dodd, Kevin Minard, John Wright, Quentin Jones, Matthew Jones. Mr. Dodd will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Saturday January 17, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. Mr. Dodd will lie in state at the church Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour.