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James Monroe ‘J.M.’ Hodges

Services for James Monroe “J.M.” Hodges, of Meadville, are 11a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial inMoaks Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Bogue Chitto.

Visitation is Tuesday from 9 until 11 a.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Hodges, 76, died Nov. 26, 2006, in Hattiesburg. He was bornin Pike County on May 10, 1930, to Will Hodges and Sally ParnellHodges.

He was retired in 1971 from the Illinois Central Railroad. Hewas a member of Siloam Baptist Church in Franklin County.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his infant son, MalfordGlenn Hodges; his granddaughter, Amy Hodges; one brother; and fivesisters.

Survivors are his wife of 59 years, Bonnie Mae Hodges, ofMeadville; his sons, Jim Hodges and wife Becky, of Hattiesburg, andRandall Hodges and wife Kathy, of Meadville; his brother, WillieHodges and wife Louise, of the Moaks Creek community; hisgrandchildren, Chad Hodges, of Hattiesburg, Todd Hodges, ofBrandon, and Dane Hodges, of Meadville; and hisgreat-grandchildren, Josh Hodges, Morgan Hodges, Brooke Hodges andRebecca Hodges.