EAST PRAIRIE - Dave Vincent Hodge Sr., 95, died at 9:10 p.m. Sept. 25, 2005, at the East Prairie Nursing Center.
Born Aug. 9, 1910, in Alabama, to the late Sara Hodge, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired farmer.
On March 29, 1930, he married Vivian Arington, who was preceded him in death on July 31, 1971.
Also one son, Dave Vincent Hodge Jr., and two grandchildren preceded him in death.
Survivors include: one son, Byrle Hodge of East Prairie; four daughters, Loula M. Allen of Bakersfield, Calif., Ruth Lentine of Walsenburg, Colo., and Clara Jo Redfering and Brenda Duvall of East Prairie; one daughter-in-law, Sue Hodge of Bertrand; and 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday. Jamie Jackson will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tony, Tray and John Hodge, Stacey Nichols, Tripp Culbertson and Tre Hammontree.