Elma Mae Hodges, 102


RUSSELLVILLE — Elma Mae Hodges, age 102, of Russellville, died on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 at her residence.

She was born on July 20, 1918 in Crawford County, the only child of Everett A. and Tiny L. (Dalton) O’Haver. She married Lyle C. Hodges on Aug. 6, 1942, and he preceded her in death on June 8, 1984.

Elma was a homemaker and housecleaner. She also made parachutes at the Parachute Factory in Washington, Indiana, during WWII. She was a lifelong member of the Russellville Methodist Church, and later to the Allison Prairie Church of the Brethren.

Preceding her in death were: her parents; husband; daughter-in-law; and one grandson.

Survivors include: two children, Della Hodges and Russell Hodges and wife, Terri, all of Lawrenceville; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be conducted on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the Price Cemetery in Russellville.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lawrence County Senior Citizens.

Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville is in charge of the arrangements.

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