Esta Dodrill, Obituary, 1998

"Dodrill Esta, born March 27, 1902 the daughter of George
and Martha WARE COWGER of Long Run in Webster Co. Esta was 
the widow of Willard C. Dodrill and was the first woman sheriff 
to be elected in the state of West Virginia.  She served her
county of Webster from January 1961 to December 1964. She 
passed to her eternal reward on March 27, 1998, the day of 
her 96th birthday.  She is buried beside her husband at the 
Lower Point Mountain Community Church on Point Mountain."

Source:  Webster Echo, Webster Co WV

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