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Kemp Ralph Hodges
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1930
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 2011
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

Son of John HODGES and Julie BROWN. Married Eleen TRIVETTE.

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Obituary:

Kemp Ralph Hodges, 80, of Polly Street, Morganton, and a native and former resident of Watauga County, died Saturday morning, Sept. 10, 2011 at the Burke Hospice and Palliative Care in Valdese.

Born November 21, 1930 in Watauga County, he was a son of John and Julie Brown Hodges. Mr. Hodges was a member of Community Baptist Church in Morganton and retired from Singer Furniture in Lenoir. Kemp loved his family. He was happiest creating wood carvings in his woodworking shop.

Mr. Hodges is survived by his wife of 53 years, Eleen Trivette Hodges and one son, Robert Hodges, both of Morganton.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, John Ralph Hodges, three sisters, Bonnie Richards, Odis Fox and Princess Brown, five brothers, Jim, Ray, Vance, Gray and infant Mansfield Hodges, and his parents, John and Julia Brown Hodges.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday afternoon, Sept. 12, 2011, at 2 o'clock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. Billy Bollinger. The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 1 until 2 o'clock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes. Burial will follow in the Jont Brown Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Community Baptist Church Building Fund, in care of Rev. Billy Bollinger, 2221 Arthur Stewart Dr., Morganton, NC 28655.

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory in Boone is serving the Hodges family.

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  John Ralph Hodges (1959 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Jont Brown Cemetery
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Victory
Record added: Sep 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76365322
Kemp Ralph Hodges
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