|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1919|
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 2010|
Woodrow Paul Hodges, Sr.
HODGEVILLE - Woodrow Paul Hodges, Sr., 90, died Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at home.
He was born on July 1, 1919 to Claude and Lizzie Hodges who preceded him in death along with his brothers, Fred, Harold, Arthur, Holland, Claudius and Euless and sisters, Mittie, Pearl, and Leila. His wife of 65 years, Ella Elizabeth Rahn Hodges also preceded him in death in 2008.
Mr. Hodges retired from Savannah Sugar Refinery in 1981 after 40 years of service.
He was a former member of First Baptist Church of Rincon and is currently a member of North Salem Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Sunday School Director and various other opportunities of service to his Lord and Savior.
He was also a member of the Frank F. Baker #46 Masonic Lodge, Garden City, GA
Survivors include his son, Paul and his wife, Faye; his daughter, Beth and her husband, Larry Kight; grandchildren, Larry Jr. and his wife, Tracy, and Rebecca Kight; two great-granddaughters, Emma and Kelsey; sisters-in-law, Jeanette Morgan and Robbie Rahn; brother-in-law, Alfred and his wife Grace Rahn; double first cousins, Robert Lynch and his wife Imogene; many nieces, nephews, and countless treasured friends; step-granddaughter, Sonja and her husband Joey Robinson; step-great-grandchildren, Taylor, Chase, and Madison Robinson; step-grandsons, Craig Oglesby, Cameron and Jared Wiggins; also the Beasley family from Pembroke, GA.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at North Salem Baptist Church . Mr. Hodges will lie in state from 10 a.m.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery .
The family gratefully acknowledges Dr. John Shallal and his staff, Dr. Samuel Torres, and Hospice of Savannah.
Remembrances may be given to Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416 or North Salem Baptist Church , 955 Hwy. 30, Port Wentworth, GA 31407.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home Effingham Chapel
Savannah Morning News, February 24, 2010
Ella Elizabeth Rahn Hodges (1927 - 2008)*
North Salem Baptist Church Cemetery
Maintained by: JoAnn Bland
Originally Created by: Linda Lee DeWitt Lewis
Record added: Mar 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67030617
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