Margaret Helen Dodson was born on January 22, 1934, in Oklahoma City, the daughter of Mary Krosley Zelinger and Fred Zelinger. She died at the age of 89 at her residence, The Legacy Memory Care Unit in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Margie attended Classen High School in Oklahoma City and was proud of her accomplishments by earning a Masters Degree in Music Education from Oklahoma City University. She traveled many places including Europe with her connections in music before beginning her 54-year marriage to Monte Merle Dodson on June 24, 1966, in Oklahoma City. She loved many things – her husband Monte, cats, knitting, crocheting, and music, playing the violin for many years. She proudly knitted and crocheted beautiful and original clothing items, purses, hats, wall hangings, and throws, just to mention a few. She entered these in the Oklahoma State Fair for many years winning many 1st, 2nd, and 3rd ribbons. She also made many items from the animal fur her husband harvested and processed. Margie was a member of the Fort Smith Orchestra for many years, driving many miles from her home in Cookson, OK to Fort Smith. She also was a member of the Oklahoma Furharvesters Association and helped establish the organization in 1980's with Monte as president and she as secretary for several years.Her survivors are her nieces, Susan Brantley Scott (husband Andy), Janine Towers of Chamblee, GA, and Susan Cave of Magalia, CA; nephew, Steve Zelinger of Arizona and family; and sister-in-law, Sharon Zelinger of OKC; and Monte's daughter, Karen Williams and family of Tulsa. She also had close friends, Cathy and Shannon Sheffert of Stillwater. Margie and Monte attended the Cookson United Methodist Church in Cookson and any donations can be sent to: Cookson United Methodist Church, 21685 West Cookson Bend Road, PO Box 15, Cookson, OK 74427.