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Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

Black bear cub makes escape through South Boston

Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon — a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the…

Charleston murders spur change, debate – and no more Conferederate flag making in town

Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week’s mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate…

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Martha T. Hodges

SoVaNow.com / March 20, 2014

Martha T. Hodges, formerly of South Boston, died Sunday, March 2, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C., at the age of 98. Married to the late Joseph L. Hodges Jr., she was the former owner of Hodges Jewel Box, Inc in South Boston. She was a long time member of Trinity Episcopal Church in South Boston.

Mrs. Hodges is survived by a granddaughter, Laura M. Hodges of San Francisco, Calif., a grandson, Joseph L. Hodges IV and wife, Heather of Washington, DC, a brother, Sam A. Tuten of Raleigh, N.C., two step daughters, Jackie and Barbara, a step son Dave, a daughter-in-law, Pat Hodges of Las Vegas, Nev., a step granddaughter and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Hodges was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Joseph L. Hodges III.

A memorial service for Mrs. Hodges was held on Saturday, March 15 at 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove Cemetery in New Bern, N.C.

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