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Richard E. Hodges

Graveside services for Richard E. Hodges of Laurel are 11 a.m.,Thursday, Aug. 1, at Montgomery Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at Memory Chapel Funeral Homein Laurel.

Mr. Hodges, 54, died July 29, 2002, at University Medical Centerin Jackson.

He was the former owner of Richard’s Tire Center in Laurel. Hewas a member of the Baptist faith. He was a member of Dixie GolfAssociation in Laurel.

Survivors are his wife, Cynthia “Ann” Hodges of Laurel; his son,Dusty L. Hodges of Laurel; his daughter, Lori D. Giovengo ofLaurel; his brothers, James “Bo” Hodges and Wayne Hodges, both ofBogue Chitto; his sisters, Jeanette Smith, Marilyn Steele, andBernita Monk, all of Bogue Chitto, and Cindy Williams of Wesson;and four grandchildren.