Marlon B. Hodge, 70, of Farmington, Mo., died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Parkland Health Center, South, in Farmington.
Born Oct. 23, 1934, in Bucoda, Mo., son of Violet Cross Hodge and the late Mose Hodge, he was a special deputy for the St. Francois County Sheriff's Department, a member of the Desloge Elks and Eagles and a member of the Leadwood Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Hovis Hodge, of Farmington; one daughter, Kimberly L. Goheen and husband, Bud, of Farmington; two sons, Markus J. Hodge and Marty L. Hodge and wife, Connie, all of Farmington; his mother, Violet Loraine Cross Hodge Hufford Hayden, of Farmington; four sisters, Peggy Dunivan, of Crestview, Fla., Patsy Kerr, of Huntsville, Ala., Anna Loyeda Hayden, of Memphis, Tenn., and Candy Mashea Hayden, of Greenway, Ark.; seven grandchildren, Michael Goheen, Christina Goheen Gaddy, Cheri Hodge, Monica Gonz, Marty Lee Hodge Jr., and Alicia and Dylan Hodge and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, April 5, at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Farmington with the Rev. Clyde Anderson and Evangelist Bernie Crum officiating.
Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Leadington.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.