• "Mrs. Lois was our neighbor and beloved family friend. We..."
    - Maggie C.
  • "Aunt Lois was a very special lady. I have some fond..."
    - Sara (Doodle) Montgomery
  • "So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful lady. -Gary and..."
  • "Aunt Lois was always a very special person. She was kind,..."
    - Mabel Wilson


Newberry - Lois Marie Hodge, 86, from Newberry, FL passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center, in Gainesville, FL.

Lois was born in Bell, FL on January 7, 1928 to Everett Bass and Julia Sapp. Lois married Thomas William "Bill" Hodge on December 13, 1944. She is survived by her siblings Ann, Lindbergh, Betty and Mason. Lois had three children: Wayne; his wife, Carol. Dale; his wife Diane, and Janice; her husband Craig. They gave her five grandchildren; Kellie, Little Dale, Amanda, Samantha and Travis; who in turn provided eleven great grandchildren; Wyatt, Kayla, Tyler, Jordan, Kindale, Blayne, Levi, Tanner, Kutler, Chase and Jacob. Lois was a devoted member of Newberry Church of Christ. Lois and Bill worked the farm together until she was employed at the Newberry Cold Storage, where her outgoing personality was enjoyed by all for 30 years.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Milam Funeral Home of Newberry. The viewing will begin at 1:00pm with the service at 2:00pm. Interment will follow at Jonesville Cemetery. The family feels blessed to have had Hospice take care of our loved one, and ask for any donations in her honor to be sent to them - Haven Hospice 4200 NW 90th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 22405 West Newberry Road Newberry, FL 32669, (352) 472-5361.

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Milam Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. of Newberry
22405 West Newberry Road Newberry, FL 32669
(800) 433-5361
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Published in Gainesville Sun from May 8 to May 9, 2014
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