Gwendolyn James Dodd


Gwendolyn James Dodd, 63 of Center and commonly known as “Frat,” died on Friday, June 17, 2022, at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital in Nacogdoches, Texas. Mr. Dodd was born to the late Spencer Dodd and Imogene Greer Dodd on March 7, 1959, in Center, Texas.

Funeral service will be on Friday, June 24, 2022, at 1:00 PM at St John Baptist Church in the Africa Community. Pastor Marlin Cloudy Sr. will be officiating. Visiting is Thursday, June 23, 2022, at Hicks Chapel from 1pm until 7pm. Committal is at St. John Cemetery in Center, Texas.

He is survived by:

Brother, Vencer Dodd of Center

Helen Davis of Houston
Margaret Baltimore of Beaumont
Brenda Dodd of Center
Onita Dodd of Center
Melba McClelland of Houston
Lonniece Simmons (Wilbert) of Center

Due to COVID 19, masks are required during visitation and funeral services. All safety procedures are strictly enforced. 

Service entrusted to Hicks Mortuary, 804 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Center, Texas 75935. Please visit our website for online condolences at