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Terri A. “Aunt Sissy” Dodson

East Alton | Saturday, May 7 2016

Terri A. “Aunt Sissy” Dodson, 56, of East Alton, IL, passed away at 8:20 p.m. Sat. May 7, 2016 at her daughter’s home in Roxana, IL surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Aug. 1, 1959 in Alton, IL to Margie (Yarborough) Tuttle and Thomas Curvey.

Terri owned and operated Aunt Sissy’s Daycare in East Alton for over 25 years.  She loved taking care of and raising children and was known to many as another mother.  She also enjoyed her weekends at the campground with family and friends.

Survivors include a daughter: Brittany (Brent) Skiles; her granddaughter, and whole world,  Chloe Skiles, all of Roxana; father: Thomas Curvey of East Alton; sisters: Debbie (Dave Phelps) Farmer, Zena Slow and Rena Curvey; brothers: Monty (Nancy) Curvey, David (Judy) O’Dell, Danny O’Dell and Donnie (Chrissy) O’Dell; and several cherished nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Margie (Yarborough) Tuttle, Ramona Curvey and James G. O’Dell.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wed. May 11, 2016 at Paynic Home for Funerals where services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thurs. May 12, 2016 with Pastor Charles West officiating.  Burial will follow at Wanda Cemetery.

Memorials may be made for the benefit of Mema’s one and only favorite granddaughter, Chloe Skiles.


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