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

J.R. Hodges Sr.
6 November 1972

       John Riley Hodges Sr., 89, retired Clarksville merchant, died Monday in Clarksville Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. He was a resident of Route 1, Cunningham.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Marion United Methodist Church by the Rev. Paul Ford. Burial will be in Marion Cemetery. The body is at Nave Clarksville Funeral Chapel.
       Mr. Hodges was born Nov. 30, 1883 in Montgomery Co., son of the late Thomas and Rena Hodges. He was a member of the Marion United Methodist Church.  Survivors are three sons, Arthur, Cunningham: Owen, Nashville, and John R. Hodges Jr., Cumberland Furnace; three daughters, Mrs. Jackie Gunter, and Mrs. Ernie Biter, Cunningham: Mrs. J. S. Stone, Holland, Ohio: 18 grandchildren: 34 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.  Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
       The body will be taken to the church at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to remain to the hour of service.

Submitted by Sandra Stacey

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