Graveside services were held Tuesday afternoon in Mineral Wells for Mary Nelle (Cryer) Dodd, 93, of Azle who died Wednesday, July 1 in Fort Worth after a short illness.

Mrs. Dodd was born January 14, 1927 in Winters, Texas to Martha Grace (Davis) and Howell Harrison Cryer. After high school, she attended Texas Wesleyan College until marrying Jack Floyd Dodd on May 1, 1948.

1948. The couple made their home in Fort Worth and became the parents of Randall Floyd Dodd in 1956, and Diane Lee Dodd in 1958.

After holding various accountancy jobs, Mrs. Dodd worked for the Fort Worth City Employees Credit Union in the late 1950s and retired as president in 1987.

She and Jack made Lake Palo Pinto their home after retirement, and later moved to Azle.

Mrs. Dodd is survived by her son, Randall Dodd of Washington, D.C.; her daughter, Diane Calhoun of Azle; a grandson, Randy Bentley and wife Tiffany of Azle; a grandson, Hank Dodd of Washington, D.C.; a great-grandson, Alex Bentley of Azle; a niece, Mary Cryer Awalt and husband Don of Fairfield; a great-nephew, Owen Cryer Awalt of College Station; and two great-nieces, Gracie Awalt of Austin and Meredith Awalt of Fairfield.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2008; three brothers, William Cryer, David Cryer and Kenneth Cryer; and a sister, Vivian Cryer.

Biggers Funeral Home of Lake Worth provided the graveside services.

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