Mary E. Young Hodge, 62, of Jackson died June 19, 2009 at her residence.
She was born Dec. 8, 1947. She was a native of Texas. She was a nurse and loved sports.
Survivors include three sons, Patrick Alan (Angie) Hodge, Akron, AL, Richard Ashley (Marcie) Hodge, Thomas Aaron Hodge, all of Jackson; father of their children and special friend, Benny Hodge, Jackson; one brother, Arthur Dale (Marlene) Young Sr., Coffeeville; four sisters, Ethel (Keith) Autry, Sheila (Roger) Fore, all of Coffeeville, Lajunda (Gary) Holland, Waynesboro, MS, Sue (Barry) Roberts, Canton, GA; seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Troy Young Jr. and Mary Beaty Young and step-grandson, Christopher Carlisle.
The service was June 20 at 1 p.m. at Grace Chapel in Coffeeville with Bros. Butch Starks, Cleon Kyles, and Sonny Hoven officiating. Burial was in the Grace Chapel Cemetery in Coffeeville. St. Stephens Funeral Home directed.
Active pallbearers were Mitch Whigham, Jonathon Holland, Rachel Pugh, Joshua Fore, Dale Young and Cullen Roberts.