THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Mary B. Hodge of Rousseau Creek Rd. entered into rest June 24, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late Elijah "Red" Thomas Hodge, Jr. for 62 years. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 27, 2011 at the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Bennett officiating. Interment will follow in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be: Patrick Reece, Cole Flanders, Jared Brown, Stoney Washington, Jared McKinnon and Austin Burke. Mrs. Hodge was born in Moultrie, Georgia and was the daughter of the late Paul Worley and the late Velma Kirby. She retired as an ICU unit secretary from Southern Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Hodge was a member of First Baptist Church, Thomson. Survivors include her five children: sons; Dan and wife, Mary, Pat and wife, Barbara, Thomas, Don and wife, Kathy; daughter, Vickie and husband, Mac; sisters, Barbara and Sara; 18 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and her beloved Angel. The family would like to express their appreciation to Gina and Susan with Odyssey Hospice for their special care. Please visit: BeggsFuneralHome.com for additional obituary information or to sign the family's personal guest book. Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Road, NE, Thomson, Georgia 706/595-4100.
The Augusta Chronicle-June 27, 2011