This is the unedited research and genealogical collection of Geneva Suggs Swain donated by her cousin Carroll Ray Ellis.

Jerrell Hodges
19 December 1982

       Jerrell Freeman Hodges, 86, Route 1, Cunningham, died Sunday at his home after an extended illness.
        Services were at 2 p.m. today at Marion United Methodist Church with the Rev. Paul Ford and the Rev. Lloyd Ashby officiating. Burial was in Marion United Methodist Church Cemetery.
       Mr. Hodges was born Aug. 8, 1896, in Dickson County. He was the son of the late William Thomas and Lydia Jones Hodges. A retired farmer, he was marred to Grace Harvey Hodges who survives. He was a member of Marion United Methodist Church and of Slayden Masonic Lodge No. 445.
       Survivors in addition to his wife include a daughter, Amanda J. Hodges, Nashville; two brothers, Carmack Hodges, Claymont, Del., and Howard Hodges, Dickson; and two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Osburn and Mrs. Lillian Buckner, both of Cumberland Furnace.
       Pallbearers will be Tommy Hodges, Jimmy Hodges, Billy McCurdy, Ewing Buckner, Plummer Hodges and Leon Ferrell.  McReynolds-Nave Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Submitted by Sandra Stacey

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