Secretary, administrator. Born– Franklin, Ky., November 8, 1897. Parents– Franklin Pierce and Deliah (Mays) Dodson. Married– William McMurry, 1924. Children– Two. Education– A.B., Tennessee College for Women, 1920; postgraduate work, University of Chicago, 1924. Employed as Mission Study Director of the Woman’s Missionary Union, Birmingham 1951-1954; secretary, Department of Missionary Fundamentals, 1954-1957; Director of Promotions for the WMU, 1957-1962. Member– executive board of WMU, 1964; president of the North American Baptist Woman’s Union, Baptist World Alliance, 1962. Honors– Citation, Missionary Council of the Southern Baptist Convention; honorary Doctor of Letters degree, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1962.
Who’s Who of American Women, 1962 and from Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists, Supplement.
Constraining Love. Nashville; Broadman Press, 1939.
Educating Youth in Missions. Nashville; Convention Press, 1960.
Spiritual Development. Nashville; Convention Press, 1960.