Born: Monday Nov 20, 1939

Died: Monday Sep 2, 2019


Virginia Sue Phillips Dodson

November 20, 1939 - September 2, 2019

Virginia "Sue" Phillips Dodson, 79, of 12 Montauk Lane in Palm Coast, FL, passed away Monday, September 2, 2019.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, September 8, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel.  Immediately following the service, the family will gather at the CB Hut on Boone Road for a reception.  Visitation will be held on Saturday evening, 6 - 8 PM, at Fair Funeral Home.

Sue was born November 20, 1939 in Carroll County, VA, to the late Dallas Phillips and Bessie Rigney Phillips.  Sue had a passion and love for softball.  Many nights you would see her on the pitcher's mound with her white knee pads and matching visor.  Sue's softball career spanned over 40 years. During that time countless lifelong friendships were formed.  Sue was admired and respected by all and will be missed greatly by her softball family.  She also enjoyed dancing.  Her greatest love was her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Sue Dodson Prater and husband, Kenneth, of Palm Coast, FL;  four sons, Jamey Dodson and wife, Beth of Martinsville, VA, Derek Dodson and wife, Sarah of Knoxville, TN, Todd Dodson and wife, Tracey , of Eden, and Chris Dodson and wife, Denise, of Eden;  12 grandchildren;  four great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild on the way.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the father of her children, Robert James Dodson, Sr.;  brothers, Tommy Phillips and Dallas Phillips, Jr.;  and daughter-in-law, Lydia Dodson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson Research Foundation, 5969 Cattleridge Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34232 or to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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To the Dodson family. I’m very very sorry to hear of Mrs Dodson’s passing. She was indeed a very sweet woman. Praying for comfort for the entire family.
Lee Woods

Sue was a great softball player. She was such an inspiration to me growing up. So sorry for her passing. But, she has no pain and she can play all the softball she wants to now. My deepest condolences to the family. She was a fighter to the end.
Susan Carter

I am so sorry to hear about Sue! She has been a true lifetime from to our family! We all loved her like a sister! Sue will be missed! Now she is living happy with our Lord and Savior! No more pain and suffering! All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers! I pray God will wrap His arms around each of you and give you comfort and peace! Love to all! Muriel
Muriel Bryant Caldwell

So sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. She was one in a million and I have such fond memories from a child all the way up to being an adult playing ball with her. Such a sweet and caring woman. She will be missed by many. May you all be wrapped in the lords arms and held tight during this hard time. Keep all those wonderful memories close and she will always be with you all.
Angela Rutledge Haynes

Dear Pam and family....So sorry to hear of your loss!!! Praying for you all during this difficult time. God Bless!!!
Micki M. Neal

Pam & Jamie: So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Please know that you and your entire families are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lisa Shively Harbour

To the Dodson family we are so sorry to hear of Sue's passing. She was a kind and friendly person. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May your memories serve you well. Gladys M Hill & Family
Gladys M Hill & Family

To Pam and Family, We are very sorry for your loss. The memories of you, Sue, Bobby, and the boys living beside of us all of those years fill my heart with joy. Those were such good times. Sorry I was unable to attend the funeral, but my thoughts and prayers were and are with you now and in the future. Take care. Pam S. Armstrong
Pam Shelton Armstrong

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