Age: 72 Address: Spruce Pine, North Carolina Date of Death: Monday, January 20, 2014 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Judy Hodge of Spruce Pine, passed away at her home on Monday, January 20th.
She was preceded in death by her parents; George and Mary Yelton McKinney of Bakersville; her sister; Kate Moore; and her brothers; Wayne, Paul, Walden, Bill, and Bruce McKinney.
Judy was a graduate of Rutherford Hospital School of Nursing. She retired in 2001 after working forty years as a Registered Nurse. She was a fantastic cook, wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her family and loved to travel. Her biggest joy in life was to help others and to let others know she was thinking about them. Her heart was HUGE.
She is survived by her husband of fifty-one years; Dale Hodge; her daughter; Carmen and husband, Mike Hughes of Spruce Pine; her son David Hodge and wife, Michele of Maitland, FL; two grandsons; Ethan and Zachary of Maitland, FL; her sisters; Georgann Cooke of Bakersville and Jolene Singer of Havilock, NC. She has many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home. The memorial service will follow in the funeral home chapel with the Rev’s. Todd Ayers, Russell McKinney, Don Ford, and Marcus Benfield officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donation be made to Hospice and Palliative of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 or by going to their websitewww.hospicemc.com.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to the website: www.webbfh.com. selecting Mrs. Hodge’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Hodge family.