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

Mr. Hodges
23 January 1976

       SOUTHFIELD, Mich. Funeral services for Morris Hodges, 67, were conducted Monday at 15 Mile Free Will Baptist Church in Sterling Heights: Burial was in Christian Memorial Cultural Gardens Cemetery, Rochester.
        Mr. Hodges died Friday night at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak following an illness of several weeks.
       Mr. Hodges was born in Montgomery County son of the late Walter and Callie Ferrell Hodges, but had lived in Michigan about 29 years. He was a retired employee of P. I. E. Trucking Company in Detroit.
       Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Lorna Hodges; six daughters, Mrs. Edward Frasure, Troy, Mich.: Mrs. John Clark, Royal Oak: Mrs. Charles Mays, Berkley, Mich.; Mrs. Donald Gibson, Prestue Isle, Mich.; Mrs. Andrew Kilmek and Mrs. Anita Diebold, Southfield: six brothers. Douglas, Shiloh, Tenn.; Clyde, Westland, Mich.; Claudie, Detroit; Calvin and Walter Hodges Jr., Cunningham, Tenn.; Lonnie Hodges, Cumberland Furnace, Route 2; a sister, Mrs. Claude (Lucille) Potts, Southside, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
       He was a charter member of the 15 Mile Free Will Baptist Church.

Submitted by Sandra Stacey

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