Minnie Pauline Hodgson
Minnie Pauline Hodgson, 88, of Mt. Vernon died 10:45 p.m.
Dec. 23, 2004, at her home.
She was born May 6, 1916, at Englewood, Tenn., to Ed Gentry
and Bessie (Copeland) Gentry. She was married to Jim Hodgson; he
preceded her in death. She was retired from C.R. Rawhide Industry.
Graveside services are set for 1 p.m. today at Odd Fellow’s Cemetery
in Dahlgren. Those attending this service are asked to go directly to
the cemetery on Monday. The Rev. Kenneth Holland will officiate.
Visitation was 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home.
Survivors include brother Jerry Gentry of Elgin; nephews Robert Gentry
and wife Jane of Dahlgren, Jerry Overby of Belle Rive, and Jimmy Holland
of Elgin; nieces Joyce Wyatt and husband Luther of St. Charles, Donna
Pierce of Bonnie and Teresa Hudgins and husband Dick of Glendale, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers Ralph, Edward and
Abie Gentry; sisters Bertha, Dorothy and Thirsie.
She was of the Baptist Faith.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s
choice and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL, 62864. Arrangements have been
entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 618-242-3348
for obituary information at any time.
Date: 28 Dec 2004
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman