Napoleon Dobson

Napoleon Dobson, widow of the late Rev. Vernon N. Dobson, died Jan. 27, at her home in Ashburton. She was born in 1927 in Cuero, Texas and, with Rev. Dobson, raised seven children. She taught in the Baltimore school system, after graduating from Coppin College.

She leaves to celebrate their memories of her; six children: Rosalind, Sandra, Keith, Kevin, Kim and Donna; one sister, Johnetta; 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, other family members and friends. Her son, Michael, preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be held, noon, Feb. 7 at Sharon Baptist Church, 1373 Stricker Street in west Baltimore, after a family hour at 11 a.m.