27 June 1916–18 January 2003 (Age 86)
Pittsburg, Camp, Texas, United States
When Mary John Gibson was born on 27 June 1916, in Pittsburg, Camp, Texas, United States, her father, John Harrison Gibson, was 32 and her mother, Dora Exa Parker, was 26. She married Melvin O'Bennion Dodd on 27 October 1936. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 18 January 2003, in Enoch, Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Enoch Cemetery, Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
I grew up about fifty yards from my grandmother. We called her Johnnie and we had a trail that we would walk up from our house, in between her garden and her chicken houses. I would go to her house a …