Frank Vogler & Sons

2849 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, NC


Earline Dodson Kallam

July 12, 1925September 21, 2019

Earline Dodson Kallam, 94, went to heaven on Saturday, September 21st in Pinehurst, NC. Born in Winston-Salem she, along with her twin brother Earl were the 13th children born to Lula Agnes Lee and William H. Dodson. An avid gardener who loved flowers, especially yellow roses, was always the happiest when she was playing in dirt. Even suffering through years of dementia, working in her garden was always on her mind. She is survived by her son and his wife, Michael (Ann) Kallam of Pinehurst, NC devoted Granny to Janet Kallam (fiance’ Steve Poynter) of Old Hickory, TN and Kelly Brock (fiance’ Doug Irwin) of Cary, NC. Great-Granny to Ashleigh and Amber Brock, both of New Jersey. Numerous nieces and nephews, and many special friends. Earline was involved with the Lady Lions International Club in Winston-Salem and was a member of the former Pinebrook Country Club with her husband, Marvin. She worked at Export Leaf Tobacco Co before moving to Hanes Dye & Finishing Co in Winston-Salem, for 35 years, retiring in 1985. After retiring, she loved to take bus tours around the country then settling down to be with her son, Mike, and his family. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Marvin G. Kallam and her 12 brothers and sisters. Services will be on Friday at 11:00 at Forsyth Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel on Yadkinville Road in Winston-Salem. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6-8pm at Frank Vogler & Sons Funeral Home on Middlebrook Road in Clemmons, NC.


  • Michael (Ann) Kallam, Son
  • Janet (Steve Poynter) Kallam, Granddaughter
  • Kelly (Doug Irwin) Brock, Granddaughter
  • Ashleigh Brock, Great Granddaughter
  • Amber Brock, Great Granddaughter


  • Visitation Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 27, 2019


Earline Dodson Kallam

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Greg Creson

September 26, 2019

Mike, sorry for your loss. My mother passed recently and they are missed every day. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Patricia Mickey

September 25, 2019

Mike, my deepest sympathies on the passing of Earline. My memories of her are always how kind she was. Prayers for you and your family.

Lisa Da cruz

September 24, 2019


So sorry for the loss of your grandmother.
She is your beautiful Angel in heaven! May she rest in peace.
Lisa da Cruz

Gigi Robles

September 24, 2019

Kelly, Doug and Family:
We are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful grandmother.
Uncle Chris and Aunt Gigi