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Ben William HODGES

Male 1910 - 2003  (93 years)


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  • Name Ben William HODGES 
    Born 13 Mar 1910  McCulloch County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Social Security No. 452-48-9595 
    Died 18 Dec 2003  Brady, McCulloch County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Marion Cemetery, Lohn, McCulloch County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: "Hilliard Family Tree," a Public Member Tree on Ancestry.com. [According to this source, Ben's middle name was Williams, not William.]

      (2) Social Security Death Index:

      Name: Ben W. Hodges
      SSN: 452-48-9595
      Last Residence: 76825 Brady, Mcculloch, Texas, United States of America
      Born: 13 Mar 1910
      Died: 18 Dec 2003
      State (Year) SSN issued: Texas (Before 1951)
      (3) www.findagrave.com:

      Ben William Hodges
      Birth: Mar. 13, 1910, Calf Creek, McCulloch County, Texas, USA
      Death: Dec. 18, 2003, Brady (McCulloch County), McCulloch County, Texas, USA

      Ben William Hodges, 93

      12/23/2003

      Ben William Hodges, 93, of Brady died Thursday, Dec. 18. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. in the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with E.W. Frost and the Rev. Blake O'Dell officiating. Burial followed in Marion Cemetery in the Waldrip Community. Serving as pallbearers were Klien Reed, Gayle Doyal, Bobby Doyal, Winford Short, J.A. Martin and Larry Walker. He was born March 13, 1910, in Calf Creek, McCulloch County, to Thomas Lee and Cora Lee (Richberg) Hodges. He and Watie Vida Cole were married in Potales, N. Mex. on Nov. 9, 1934. He was a lifelong resident of McCulloch County. He farmed and ranched in the Pear Valley and Waldrip communities until his retirement. He bought and sold livestock. He served on the County ASCS committee for 20 years and was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Cora Hodges; four brothers, Paul Hodges, Jack Hodges, Rudolph Hodges and T.L. Hodges; four sisters, Mabel Holland, Darrell Hodges, Myrtle Kennedy and Corine Baxter; an infant daughter, Benreva; and his son-in- law, E.J. Holder. Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Watie Hodges of Brady; two sons, Dennis James Hodges and wife, Carolyn of Midland and Jimmie Cole Hodges and wife, Sherry, of Brady; a daughter, Carla Jo Holder of Fort Worth; eight grandchildren; and 13 great- grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Carroll Hodges of Santa Anna and Norman Hodges of Hereford; three sisters, Lucile Frost Jacobs of Austin, Nettie Andrews of Plainview and Loretta McBee of Plainview; and a host of nephews, nieces and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to a charity of choice.

      Obituary provided by: Judy Osborne

      Family links: Parents: Thomas Lee Hodges (1868 - 1944), Cora Lee Richbourg Hodges (1876 - 1973); Spouse: Watie Vida Cole Hodges (1914 - 2004); Children: Benreva Hodges (1945 - 1945).

      Burial: Marion Cemetery, Lohn, McCulloch County, Texas, USA

      Created by: Lola
      Record added: Oct 26, 2008
      Find A Grave Memorial# 30883351
    Person ID I27223  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father Thomas Lee HODGES, Sr.,   b. 6 Dec 1868, Henderson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1944, Bell County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Cora Lee RICHBOURG,   b. 24 Dec 1876, Carlton, Erath County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1973, Brady, McCulloch County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Jun 1893  Erath County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F11787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Watie Vida COLE,   b. 4 Nov 1914, Waldron, Scott County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 2004, Brady, McCulloch County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1934  Portales, Roosevelt County, NM Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F11860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Texas Marriages,1837-1973: Groom's Name: T. L. Hodges Groom's Birth Date: Groom's Birthplace: Groom's Age: Bride's Name: Cora Richburg Bride's Birth Date: Bride's Birthplace: Bride's Age: Marriage Date: 19 Jun 1893 Marriage Place: , Erath, Texas Groom's Father's Name: Groom's Mother's Name: Bride's Father's Name: Bride's Mother's Name: Groom's Race: Groom's Marital Status: Groom's Previous Wife's Name: Bride's Race: Bride's Marital Status: Bride's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M59173-1 System Origin: Texas-VR Source Film Number: 1026025 Reference Number: 2:FWNCS1.