Keith StrangeHeartland News Service
November 18, 2012
November 16, 2012
Mr. Vernon Hodges, age 77, of Elkin, NC passed away at his home on Friday November 16, 2012. He was born in Surry County to the late James Alvin Hodges and the late Bertha White Hodges on September 30, 1935. Mr. Hodges was a graduate of Dobson High School in 1953. He retired from Surry County with Twenty Five years of service in 1997 as the Assistant Tax Supervisor and Appraiser. He was a licensed NC Real Estate Broker and taught the NC Real Estate Licensing Course at SCC from 1979 to 1991. He served as a Grand Jury Officer in Surry Co. from 2000 to 2012. Vernon loved Surry County and appreciated the opportunity to serve. Vernon enjoyed his retirement years spending time with the family he loved and playing golf with good friends.
Surviving are his wife, Yvonne Haynes Hodges, of the home; daughter Jane Hodges Wyatt and husband Brin Wyatt of Elkin, NC; daughter Janice Hodges Lewis and husband Wayne Lewis of Huntersville, NC; son Jason Hodges and wife Sharon Hodges of Millersville, MD; by six grandchildren Lindsey and Scott Chenevey, Caleb and Angela Wyatt, Adrienne Lewis, Stephanie Lewis, Ethan Hodges, and Seth Hodges; by five great-grandchildren, Josie, Corban, and Maylin Chenevey, Jackson and Addison Wyatt. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, November 19, 2012 at Fairview Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Church Cemetery. Dr. Andy Atkins will conduct the services. His body will remain at Moody-Davis Funeral Home in Dobson until carried to the church to lie in state 30 minutes before the service. The family will receive friends at Moody-Davis Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. The family has requested in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to the Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mt. Airy, NC 27030.
Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.