Shirley J Hodges Delton Passed away November 13, 2012. Shirley was born February 21, 1928 in Battle Creek, the daughter of Howard and Mary (Smith) Govier. A hair stylist since 1971, Shirley was a loyal employee of Village Coiffures, Delton. Shirely enjoyed macrame, riding horses, rollerblading, that she learned at age 77, and she loved to swim. Most of all, Shirley loved her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. On March 25, Shirley married Frank Hodges, who survives. She is also survived by a son: Jim (Judy) Green of Florida; a daughter: Pam (Mike) Nevins of Delton; a stepson: Jim (Cindy) Hodges of Downers Grove, IL; a sister: Joanne Cain of Cloverdale; six grandchildren, six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her former husband: Harry George Green Jr.; a sister: Margaret Maugherman; and a brother: Jack Govier. Shirley's family will receive friends Sunday, 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home, Delton, where a funeral service will be conducted Monday, November 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Pastor Steve Slater officiating. Burial will take place in Brown Cemetery. Memorial contributions to St Jude Children's Research Hospital will be appreciated. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to view Shirley's online guest book or to leave a condolence message for the family.
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Nov. 16, 2012