Virginia M. Hodges: Nov. 15, 2017

Published 3:44 pm Thursday, November 16, 2017

AMERICUS — Virginia Marie Hodges, 97, of Americus died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 201,7 at her home. A native of St. Louis, Mo., she was born Oct. 21, 1920, to the late Joseph Boyle and Dora Hessler Boyle. She was a member of St. John’s Anglican Church, and graduated with a graphic arts design degree from Washington State University.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at St. John’s Anglican Church in Americus. Father Jim Parker will officiate the service and burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include her three daughters: Leslie Marie Hodges and Daniel Waggner of Atlanta, Tina Marie Hodges Lane and Mike Lane of Atlanta, and Virginia Marie Hodges Orr and Dale Orr of Americus; a son, Brown Creighton Hodges Jr. of Americus; a granddaughter, Margaret Alicia Carter Walker and David Walker; and a great-grandchild, Irie Carter.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. John’s Anglican Church, 230 Southland Rd., Americus, GA 31709 or to The Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta GA 30346.

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Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.