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

Clara Hodge
28 December 1979

       Clara Elizabeth Hodge, 66 died Tuesday night in Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, following an extended illness. She was a resident of A-3 Chateau Apartments.
       Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at McReynolds-Nave Chapel by the Rev. Billy R. Jones, the Rev. J.D. Golden and the Rev. Owen Baggett.
       Following services here, the body will be taken to Tucker Funeral Home, Marion, Ky., Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Freedom Baptist Church in Marion. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
        Mrs. Hodge was born Sept. 7. 1913 in Houston County. daughter of the late Eddie Lee Burnaine and Rosa Hunt Buranine. Her husband. Ray Millard Hodge, died in 1963. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church.
       Survivors are two sons, Donald Johnson, Shepardsville, Ind.. and William E. Hodge, Dalton Ill.: eight daughters, Betty Teeter, Rockford, Ill., Carroll Mitchel, Illinois, Ouida Curtis and Shirley Edwards, Detroit. Mich., Annette Smith, Ann Baggett, Donna Bishop and Janice Orr, all of Clarksville; one stepson, Ronald Hodge, Elgin Ill; four stepdaughters, Barbara Hall, Lincoln Park, Mich., Velma Prine, Tatum, Mich., Gale Sechick, Detroit and Gaye Chandler, Ionia, Mich.: one brother, Walter Burnaine, Stewart, Tenn., one sister, Mary Hamilton, Kingston Springs, Tenn; 54 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
    Sons-in-law will serve as pallbearers.
   The family will receive friends at McReynolds-Nave after 2 p.m. today.

Submitted by Sandra Stacey

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