Jake Dodson, 11, of Petal, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Forrest General Hospital. A private graveside service will be Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Carterville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Jake was a member of Carterville Baptist Church. He was a student at Petal Upper Elementary where he was voted the 5th Grade “Most Likely to Become a Stand-up Comedian”. Throughout his education he was an honor roll student. He was very athletic, playing both football and basketball. He was also an avid swimmer. He loved his family, friends, and all animals.

He is survived by his mother, Lorri Kay Dodson of Petal; his grandparents, Larry and Hope Dodson of Petal; one sister, Kaylee Hope Ley of St. Cloud, MN; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 7, 2019, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal.

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