Sandra “Sandy” Hodge Farnsworth: July 1, 2022

Published 10:13 am Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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Mrs. Sandra “Sandy” Hodge Farnsworth, age 73, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022 at her home in Americus.

Services were held at 2:30 PM on Sunday, July 10, in the chapel of Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., with Hal Farnsworth officiating.  The family received friends beginning at 2:00 PM on Sunday at Hancock Funeral Home, as well as immediately following the services.

Born November 19, 1948 in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Clyde William Hodge and the late Mary Goad Hodge. Graduating in 1973 from Georgia Southwestern College with her six-year degree, Mrs. Farnsworth taught English for 28 years at Americus High School where she was well respected by her co-workers, peers and students. An avid reader, she loved gardening, quilting, cooking, and trips to the beach. She was very family oriented and was a great mother. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Americus.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Lee Hodge.

Survivors include her husband David Earle Farnsworth; son James David Farnsworth (Tara) and daughter Mary F. Oliver (Eric S.); and grandson Hudson Townes Oliver; as well as many other relatives and friends.

For those wishing to do so, memorial contributions are suggested to Downtown Ministries, 250 North Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30601.

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Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., is honored to be entrusted with these arrangements for Mrs. Sandra “Sandy” Hodge Farnsworth.