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Lillian Elizabeth Hodges / April 11, 2011
Lillian Elizabeth Hodges, 82, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at The Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, N.Y. She was born on July 10, 1928 in Halifax County, a daughter of the late Charles and Lillian (Harris) Petty.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Richard A. Hodges; a daughter, Wanda (Robert) Hord of Plainview, N.Y., sons, Richard (Kristen Kemp) Hodges of Milwaukee, Wis. and William (Catherine) Hodges of Boston, Mass., grandchildren, Justin Lindsay, Brandon Lindsay, Anne Hodges, John Hodges, Jack Hodges, and MacLean Hodges; one step-grandson, Byron Hord; and one great-grandson, Jonathan Lindsay; her brothers, the Rev. Dr. Charles L. (Mae Frances) Petty of Dearborn, Mich., and Champ Petty; her brother-in-law, Charlie L. Bailey of Scottsburg, Eppie Hodges of Chicago, Ill., her sister-in-laws, Aldine B. Petty and Geneva C. Petty, both of South Boston, Eva H. (Raleigh) Womack of Halifax, Barbara A. Petty of Washington, DC, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Hodges; eight siblings, Annie P. Wade Turbeville, Virginia P. (Roy) Link, Lillie Frances (Andrew) Spraggins, David Petty, Bennie Petty, Bessie P. Faulkner, Frank C. (Daisy) Petty, and Lawrence E. Petty.

A funeral was held on Friday, April 1, at Lisha’s Kill Reformed Church in Schenectady, N.Y. Interment followed at Memory Gardens in Colonie, New York.

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