Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Pearl Clark Hodge

Mrs. Pearl Clark Hodge, 82, passed away on December 17, 2012, at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 19, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, December 20, 2012, with Rev. Rob Faulk and Rev. Trent Jaudon officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Hodge was born on February 22, 1930, to Joseph L. and Minnie Bela Ray Clark. She was a member of South Louisville Baptist Church and she retired as a nurse’s aide at Winston MedicalCenter. For more than 40 years, “Miss” Pearl served as a nursery attendant at South Louisville BaptistChurch touching numerous lives.

She is survived by her two sons, Joe Hodge and wife, Kathy, and Clark Hodge all of Louisville, Mississippi; her sister, Mearl McArthur of Bay Springs, Mississippi; her sister-in-law, Mary Darby and husband, Paul of Noxapater, Mississippi, and her brother-in-law, Roger Hodge and wife, Joanne, of Greenwood, Mississippi. She is also survived by three grandchildren: Dana Carr and husband, Jason; Brandi Provias and husband, Tony; and Robin Holt and husband, Danny; as well as eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hodge was preceded in death by her husband, Durant Hodge; her parents; her son, Roger Hodge; her great-grandson, Joseph Jackson; three brothers and two sisters.

Pallbearers will be David McArthur, D. A. Richardson, Johnnie Richardson, John Walter Darby, Paul Darby, Jr., and Greg Phelps. The family requests that memorials be given to Palmer Home for Children, P. O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703 or to The Baptist Children’s Village, c/o Mark Mathis,1159 Pickett Road, Louisville, MS 39339.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue,Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.