Alielee "Nanny" Hodnett, 89, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at MCV Medical Center. Born in Brookneal, Va., she was the daughter of the late Roy C. and Ossie Johnson Daniel. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Major William Hodnett; a son, Keith Hodnett; and a brother, Roy C. Daniel Jr.
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Mrs. Hodnett was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church, Petersburg. Nanny lived a long, full life and her joy was doing for her family. She will be truly missed.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Eanes and husband, Billy of Williamsburg and Sherry A. Wilkinson of Colonial Heights; a daughter-in-law, Laurie Hodnett of Augusta, Ga.; grandchildren, Eric Eanes and wife, Jen of Atlanta, Ga., Dusty Anderson and wife, Angie of Chesterfield, Christy Morel and husband, Edward of Chesterfield, Devin Hodnett and wife, Lindsey of Augusta, Christopher Hodnett of Augusta, Lisa McGillberry and husband, Joey of Birmingham, Ala., and Susan McCurry and husband, Daniel of Birmingham; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lurleen Wade of Brookneal, Jean Moma of Anchorage, Alaska, and Sandra Cash of Greensboro, N.C.; numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Southlawn Memorial Park, 1911 Birdsong Road, Petersburg, VA 23805 with the Rev. Jason Elmore officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Colonial Heights Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 3401, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from Aug. 18 to Aug. 20, 2014