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CANA, Va. — Mr. James Albert Hodges, 86, of 2658 Brushy Fork Road, Cana, Va., widower of Mrs. Johnnie Clio Creamer Hodges, passed away at his home on Jan. 31, 2014. He was born March 13, 1927, in Surry County to the late Virgil Raymond Hodges and Hallie Susan Thompson Hodges. He was retired from High Point Woodworking and attended the New Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church. Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Betty E. Hodges of the home, Charlotte M. Hodges Mayes and Lacy of Cana, and Karen Emilie Bowman and David of Fancy Gap, Va.; two sons, Ivan Oral Hodges and Ennis A Hodges, both of Lowgap; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a sister and a brother-in-law, Velda M. Simmons and Alfred of Booneville. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Hodges was preceded in death by a son, Eric S. Hodges, and two sisters, Bertie Johnson and Etheleen Craver. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at the Old State Road Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The service will be conducted by the Rev. Kevin Wilson. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Mount Airy Newspapers from Feb. 1 to Feb. 4, 2014