JEFFERSON COUNTY IL
Gleason Marshall Hodges
OBITUARY: The Mt. Vernon Register News published the following on Saturday,
February 24, 1996 which read: "Gleason Marshall Hodges, 82, of Mt. Vernon
died 7:54 a.m. February 23, 1996, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.
He was employed at Mt. Vernon Truck Body Company for several years and as a
painter and later at Mt. Vernon Township High School in the maintenance
department as a painter. Mr. Hodges was born July 21, 1913, in Jefferson
County, a son of Alfred and Florence (Ingram) Hodges, August 31, 1937, in St.
Charles, Missouri, he married Ruth Martha Wetzer, who survives. Services
will be 1 p.m. Sunday at the chapel at Mt. Vernon Memorial GArdens with the
Rev. Buss Hart officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Those attending the services on Sunday are asked to go directly to the chapel
at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at
Hughey Funeral Home. Mr. Hodges is survived by his wife his wife, Ruth
Martha Hodges of Mt. Vernon; one daughter, Kay Duncan and husband Carl of
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Jeffrey Duncan and wife Mary Beth of St. Louis,
Missouri; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Pat Hodges of Peoria; and
several nieces and nephews. He was a member of Mt. Vernon Moose Lodge 755.
Mr. Hodges was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Clarence
Hodges and Stanley Hodges; and a sister, Leatha Morgan."
SUBMITTED BY:"Family Links"
March 28, 2002
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