Garfield High School sweethearts Deborah Woerner and James E. Dodson Jr. were
married August 23rd, 1969. They celebrated at the Red Barn with their wedding party, a combined family reunion on both sides of the family, and Vincennes colleagues and friends.
The Dodsons started at Vincennes University in 1969 as instructors and retired 40+ years later as tenured professors in the Life Science Department. They now reside in Terre Haute.
The Dodsons have three married children and four grandchildren with the fifth grandchild on the way: Joseph and Karyllan Dodson Mack, both lawyers in New Jersey, parents to Ellyse, 9, and Patrick 4; Brad and Jill Dodson, Defense contractor and principal in Nevada, parents to Ben, 7, and Evan, 4, (expecting the third boy in November); and Kurt and Sara Dodson, pharmacist and elementary school teacher in Vincennes.