Tommie Ann Hodges | 1924-2018

Published Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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Tommie Ann Hodges

Tommie Ann Hodges, 94, of Alvord, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Decatur.

Funeral is 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur with the Rev. Bill Cleveland officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers are Truitt Hodges Jr., Matthew Todd Hodges, Carl Waymon Atkins, Aaron Cowan, Micah Cowan, Jaymz Hemenway, Jake Hodges and Alex Hodges.

Tommie Ann was born Jan. 22, 1924, in Electra to William Biston and Cora Bell (Riddle) Wooten. She graduated from Alvord High School in 1941 and married Thomas Hodges soon after on May 3, 1941, in Waurika, Okla. They worked as dairy farmers. In 1953 and 1954, they were honored as Comeback Farmers of the Year by the United States Congress Department of Agriculture. They were married 61 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son Truitt Gene Hodges Sr.; daughter Jo Evelyn Atkins; five brothers; and a sister.

She is survived by her son, James Hodges and wife, Michelle, of Alvord; daughters La’Wayne Hauser and husband, Karl, of Fort Worth and Margaret Gilbreath and husband, Cleddy, of Gainesville; eight grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the charity or organization of your choice.

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