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Barbara Hodges

December 28, 1933 — June 29, 2021

Barbara Angela Jones Hodges, 87, of Jonesboro, Arkansas departed from this earth, and went to her heavenly home on June 29, 2021 at Nea Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas.  She was an active member of Walnut Street Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband: Pastor J.W. Hodges, parents: T.L. and Minnie B. Jones, two brothers: Charles Jones and Robert Jones, one sister: Eugenia White and a grandson in law: Jeremy Runyan.

Barbara is survived by her two daughters: Jeannie Gillis (Jim) of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Angie Newcomb (Phillip) of Jonesboro, Arkansas, two sisters: Elsie Sams of Houston, Texas and Joan Gregory of Abilene, Texas, two granddaughters: Kristen Runyan of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Lori Fitts (Mitchell) of Jonesboro, Arkansas, three great grandchildren: Harlee East, Trey Fitts and Ella Fitts and a host of other loved ones and friends.

Graveside service will be held at the Pavilion in McDaniel Cemetery in Valley View on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

Brother Jerry Parker will officiate the service.

Arrangements are under the care of Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Marked Tree, Arkansas.

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