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Morris Franklin Hodges

October 31, 1929 — October 29, 2018

Morris Franklin Hodges, 88, passed way Monday, October 29th.  He was born in Griffithville, AR to the late Bennie and Marie Hodges on October 31, 1929.


Morris loved dancing, westerns, fishing, traveling, camping, auctions, and fixing cars.  He was known as a great story teller and professional napper. He was a hard worker and an honest God fearing man.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.


Morris is survived by one daughter; Billie Jean Manning (Richard), three sisters; Jane Erwin, Marilyn Ridings (Derrel), and Gloria Reinhardt (Ken), ten grandchildren; Michele Ford (Donnie), Crystal Hardwick (John), Barbie Norrell, Jesse Hodges, Michael Pierce (Lora), Jerry Pierce, Michael Hodges (Janice), Christopher Hodges, Josh Corlis (Keri), Lonnie Walters (Jenni), twenty-one great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.


In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his previous wife of forty-three years; Gay Hodges, and by his later wife of fifteen years; Evelyn Blake Hodges, one son; Michael Hodges, two daughters; Julia Walters and Marcia Hodges, one sister; Beatrice Brimer.

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gum Springs Cemetery

, Searcy, AR 72143

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