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Clifford Marion Hodge, Sr.

April 12, 1930 April 26, 2011
Clifford Marion Hodge, Sr.
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Obituary for Clifford Marion Hodge, Sr.

Mr. Clifford Marion Hodge, Sr., age 81, former resident of Clinton, Tennessee and Oxford, Michigan, retired employee of General Motors, died Tuesday April 26, 2011 at his residence on Gravel Hill Road. A native of Fonde, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Doc Hodge and Mattie Phillips Hodge. Mr. Hodge served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired supervisor in Quality Control and Reliability with General Motors. He was a Mason and a member of the American Legion Post 108 in Oxford, Michigan. Mr. Hodge was a true Southern gentleman who loved to help everyone.

In addition to his wife Joan Myrtle Lewis Hodge, he is survived by four sons, Chris (Linda) Hodge of Oxford, Craig (Melissa) Hodge of Knoxville, TN, Chet (Debbie) Hodge of Columbia, TN, Chuck (Lena) Hodge of Gulfport, MS; two daughters, Cindy (Chris) Dixon of Lapeer and Cheryl Hodge of Owosso, MI; one sister, Katie (Jay) Nidiffer of Elizabethton, TN; one brother, Barton "Moke" (Sue) Hodge of Lapeer; grandchildren Courtney Hodge, Tyler (Liz) Hodge, Mattie Hodge, Amanda Carmichael, Megan Hodge, Mackenzie Hodge, Cody Hodge, Chelsey Hodge, Chris Perlick, Douglas (Christie) Hodge, Christina Davis, Clifford Hodge, Chris Cloud, Isabella Hodge, Zach Hodge, Drew Dixon, Ryan Dixon, Seth Dixon and Robbie Massie; and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Clifford Marion Hodge, Jr. and one sister, Gwen Jenkins.

A graveside service will full military honors conducted by the Oxford American Legion Post 108 and active members of the U.S. Navy will be held Saturday April 30, 2011 at 11 AM at the Oxford Township Cemetery.

Memorials to Hospice Compassus, 1412 Trotwood Avenue, Suite 5, Columbia, Tennessee 38401 are appreciated.

Funeral Arrangements were arranged by Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors in Columbia, Tennessee and locally by Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors Bossardet Chapel, Oxford.


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