Mrs. Joan Marie (Kennedy) Hodges

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Thomas C Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes
901 W Hwy 80
Pooler, GA
Friday, Aug. 23, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thomas C Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes
901 W Hwy 80
Pooler, GA 31322
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Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019
11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Rincon
201 E. 6th Street
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RINCON - Mrs. Joan Marie Kennedy Hodges, 61, passed away surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, Aug.21, 2019, at Candler Hospital after a valiant battle against Multiple Sclerosis.
She was born in Savannah and was preceded in death by her father, James Edward Kennedy.
She grew up attending First Baptist Church of Garden City, where she taught the youth group, and was currently a member at the First Baptist Church of Rincon.
She was a graduate of Armstrong State College and had been employed as an office manager at Minis & Company Investment Counselors and Gateway Promotions.
She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband, Carlton H. Hodges; two children and their spouses, Clinton Hodges (Courtney), Audrian Malin (Kyle); grandchildren, Makenli and Calhan Malin; mother, Mary Louise Kennedy; sisters, Cynthia D. Hartline and Janet L. Caines; one niece and one nephew.
A special thank you to her caregiver for the past 15 years, Darlene Bright.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 24 at First Baptist Church of Rincon, 201 E. 6th Street. Burial follwed at Hillcrest Abbey East Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire, 200 E. St. Julian Street, Suite 600, Savannah, Ga. 31401.
Friends may sign the online register book at
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes - West Chatham Chapel, 901 W. Hwy. 80, Pooler, Ga. 31322 - (912) 748-2444
Published in Effingham Herald from Aug. 28 to Sept. 3, 2019
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