Louella Laverne Hodges went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 9, 2015, at the age of 94 years young. At the time of her death, she was living in Oxford, Mich. surrounded by her family and friends. She died peaceably at home.|
Louella was born on May 7, 1921, to William and Hudie Rogers In McCauley Texas. On June 4,1938, she married H.C. Hodges. They were both employed by North American Aviation and was called "Rosie the Riveter." They later moved to Lynn County where they farmed. In 1956, they adopted the love of their life Nickey Kim Hodges. They later moved to Lubbock Texas, where she retired from Kmart.
She loved the Lord with all her heart and was a joy to be around. She loved her family and would do anything for them. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church, where she served faithfully for over 35 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, father, mother and a brother.
She is survived by her son Nickey Kim and his wife Judy; three grandchildren, Talema and Rob Edwards, Micah and Tronda Hodges and Kimberly and Michael Aliano; six great-grandchildren, Randall Gaines, Shyla Roberts, Malachi, Bella, Lincoln, and Monroe Aliano. She was awaiting the birth of a seventh grandchild in August. She had two nieces, Marie Daniels and family, and Becky Vance and family; and two nephews, Ronnie and Bill Rogers.
All services will be at Resthaven Funeral Home in Lubbock Texas. Visitation was Wednesday, May 13, from 5-7 p.m. Her services are Thursday morning at 10 a.m. with Bro. Dale Webster presiding.
She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
Condolences and online guestbook can be found at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on May 14, 2015