STATE ROAD — Mrs. Linda Marie Anders Hodges, 66, went home to Heaven Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Forsyth Medical Center. Mrs. Hodges was born Sept. 24, 1947, in Grayson County, Virginia, to Walter and Dorothy Ruth Billings Anders. Mrs. Hodges was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her nephew, the Rev. Matthew Hinson and his wife Bailey Anderson Hinson. Survivors include husband, Sonny Hodges of the home; son, Tim Hodges and wife Beth of Elkin; daughter, Sherrie Brown and husband Kevin of State Road; brother, Gerald Anders and wife Judy of Fries, Virginia; sisters, Dorothy Taylor and husband Joe Mack of the Wytheville, Virginia, Jeanie Hinson and husband Tim of State Road, Mary Testerman and husband J.D. of Galax, Virginia, and Gay Cornett and husband Stephen of Elk Creek, Virginia; grandchildren, Megan Hodges, Haley Hodges, Kari Hodges, Kristie Brown and Matthew Brown. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at 2 p.m.at Pleasant View Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Taylor and the Rev. Dennis Ball officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Samaritans Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607;
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or
, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265. The family would like to thank the staff of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital ICU and the nursing staff of ICU 1st and 2nd floor of Forsyth Medical Center. Online condolences may be to www.elkinfuneralservice.com. Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.