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Ellyn Hodges



ELLEN J. M S. W JD HODGES Obituary60 of Troy, formerly of White Pigeon and Battle Creek died Monday, May 14, 2007 in her home after a long illness. She was born on October 14, 1946 in Three Rivers to Phyllis (Todd) and Frederick Hodges. Ellen was a multifaceted person who had several careers in her short lifetime. After graduating from Battle Creek Central High School she earned a bachelors degree from Ferris State University. She started her career path reaching in the Detroit area. She then went on to receive her Master Degree in Social Work from Michigan State University after which she worked as a Social Worker at Northville State Hospital and Detroit Osteopathic Hospital. Her final career choice took her to the Detroit College of Law where she received her Judicial Doctorate. She practiced law for many years in the Detroit area. She was a member of the Michigan Bar Association. Ellen dearly loved music and was an accomplished musician, having played violin with the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra. She was also a gifted vocalist, singing with the choir at Kirk in the Hills, in Bloomfield, Michigan where she was a member. Ellen is survived by her beloved mother, Phyllis (Todd) Allred of Battle Creek; her brother, Courtney (Luanne) Hodges of Marshall; step mother Helen Hodges of Battle Creek; half sister, Sally (Tim) Armstrong of Battle Creek and step brother Scott Hodges of Battle Creek; three nieces, five nephews, along with aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, Frederick Hodges of Battle Creek and her uncle Jack Todd of White Pigeon. Graveside services will be held at the cemetery in White Pigeon on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dennis Siddall officiating. There will be a luncheon following for family and friends at the First Presbyterian Church in White Pigeon.Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church. Assistance with memorials is available at the Farrand Funeral Home, in White Pigeon, MI who are handling the local arrangements.

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03/12/18 11:09 AM #1    

Sharon Maltby (Bevier)

Deceased May 2007

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Sharon Maltby (Bevier)

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