Dorothy E. “Dodie” Molle, 86, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the United Hospital in Bridgeport. She was born at Richwood, WV, on September 12, 1932, a daughter of the late Earl and Dolris (Claypool) Straight. She married John W. Molle on March 5, 1954 and after 41 years of marriage he preceded her in death on April 15, 1995.
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Dodie is survived by her two children: Beth Ann Molle Leachman of Clarksburg and John David Molle and wife Terri Sue of Estero, FL; three brothers: Earl N. Straight of Morgantown, Donnie Straight (Cheryl) of Fairmont, and Ronnie Straight (Cyndi) also of Fairmont; two grandchildren: Lindsay Marie Cox (Micah) of FL and John Phillip Molle of FL; and two great-grandchildren: Malia Kaye Cox and Jayden David Cox both of FL; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Dodie graduated from St. Peter’s Catholic School in Fairmont and then St. Mary’s School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She began her career as a nurse with Vincent Pallotti Hospital in Morgantown, then worked in private practice for Dr. Frank Muldoon and Dr. A.A. Rabinal, as well as serving as nurse at the Industrial School for Girls in Salem. She then continued her education and received her teaching degree and went on to teach at the Marion County Vocational Center and the Adult Learning Center. Her husband John was a talented musician in a band and she enjoyed traveling to his shows and dancing. Dodie loved reading, working crosswords, and bird watching from her back yard. After retirement Dodie and John enjoyed traveling to their vacation home in Long Beach, North Carolina. She was very involved with her family and always loved visiting with them.
Dodie’s wishes for cremation will be honored and a Celebration of Life Gathering for her will be held at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 4 until 7pm. Private Inurnment will take place at Elkview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Nutter Fort Public Library 1300 Buckhannon Pike Nutter Fort, WV 26301. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Molle Family during this time.