Pete Dodgen

Sunday, November 24, 2019

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. — John W. “Pete” Dodgen, 80, died Nov. 23, 2019, at the Heartland Care and Rebab Center in Cape Girardeau. 

Born April 1, 1939, in Lone Oak, Ark., son of the late John Wesley Dodgen and Beatrice McLean Dodgen, he had lived in East Prairie most of his life. Survivors include: one son, John W. Dodgen III; one stepdaughter, Molly Brown Zielinski from his first marriage to Marylene Barker. Survivors from his later marriage include Sandra Thresher Dodgen of East Prairie, her children and grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Melinda Jo Hahs; and his brother, Joe Dodgen.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Monday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. Martin Lucas of East Prairie will officiate.

Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.

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