Passages: Jo Ann Dodson, Long Time Sierra Club Activist in Antelope Valley

  • Posted on 8 February 2019
  • By Chapter Sfaff

Jo Ann Hickerson Dodson passed away peacefully from complications due to Alzheimer’s. She was 75.

She volunteered with the Sierra Club and the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve.

She is survived by her husband, James Dodson; her daughters Tina Petersen, Eleanor Dodson, and Laura Spidell; her grandchildren Zachary Spidell, Turner Spidell, Jessica Stuebing, Lauren Petersen, and Katie Petersen; and her brother Lloyd Hickerson and his family.

Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, February 24th from 2 to 4pm at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home at 520 W Powell Blvd., Gresham, OR 97030.  Link for more information.

In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome at the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve ( or the Alzheimer’s Association (

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