Shirley Mae Hodge, 91, of Science Hill, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at her residence.
She was born October 24, 1929 in Pomona, California; daughter of the late Jesse & Peggy Irene (Horsewood) Rabun. She was a florist and worked for 25 years for Louise Florist, 12 years for Margaret Flynn's Gift Shop, and was the owner of Hodge's Gallery & Design for 23 years. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Johnny Ray & (Anna) Hodge of Norman, Indiana and Archie & (Kim) Hodge of Somerset; a daughter, Linda & (Joe) Afterkirk of Science Hill; six grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; twenty-four great-great-grandchildren; five dear friends, Joyce Haste, Linda Ritchie, Lucille Morgan, and Paula Mullins, all of Science Hill, and Jean Barker, of Eubank; and her faithful feline companion, Bella Rose.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John Roy Hodge, to whom she was married on August 17, 1946 until his passing on June 21, 2000, and four brothers.
A Funeral Service will be held 1:00 PM Friday, May 21, 2021 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Shepherd officiating.
Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Friday, May 21, 2021 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.