Goldie Hodgens - 1925-2012
Caniff Funeral Home
The Independent The Daily Independent Mon Feb 13, 2012, 10:22 PM EST
WESTWOOD - Goldie Marie Francis Hodgens, 86, widow of Roy Hodgens died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
She was born Dec. 9, 1925, in Westwood, a daughter of the late Sylvester and Clora Moore Francis.
She graduated from Marshall University and was a retired schoolteacher in the the Fairview Independent School District.
She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and received the Sunday School Teacher of the Year award in 1994-95. She was a member of the Kentucky State Teachers Retirement Association and the Marshall University Alumni Association.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeff Hodgens; a brother, Norman Francis; and two sisters, Loretta Hobbs and Carma Jameson.
She is survived by two sisters, Garnet (Harold) McCaleb of Huntington and Patricia Scarbrough of Russell; two brothers, Otis Francis of Ashland and Mike (Jane) Francis of Westwood; a sister Shirley Conley of Grayson; three grandsons, Jeffrey Hodgens and Jason Hodgens, both of Ashland, and Tyler Hodgens of Catlettsburg; a special friend, Harry Thomas of Russell; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood by the Rev. Mike Rice and Rob Francis. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions in Goldie's memory may be sent to Community Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, KY 41101.
Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
Rose Hill Burial Park