Thelma Hodges

Saturday, September 1, 2001

JACKSON, Mo. -- Thelma Alberta Smith Hodges, 89, of Heber Springs, Ark., died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2001, at Lakeland Lodge in Heber Springs.

She was born Feb. 11, 1912, in St. Louis, daughter of Algha Carl and Ethel Claire McCoy Lodwick.

Hodges was a member of the United Church of God in Jacksonville, Ark.

Survivors include three sons, Raymond Smith of Jackson, Gary Smith of Helena, Mont., Ronald Smith of Big Fork, Mont.; a daughter, Donna Jones of Tumbling Shoals, Ark.; five sisters, Valerie Schmiedeke and Lorna Brakemeyer of St. Louis, Veva Marrow of Orlando, Fla., Dellora Cook of Centennial, Wyo., Yvonne Leonhardt of Burney, Calif., Lyla Lodwick of Boerne, Texas; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

There is no visitation.

Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Harmony Cemetery in Ellsinore, Mo. Carl Hoffman will officiate.

Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.