Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

April 16, 2013

Mary Nell Hodge Boyd


Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana —

Mary Nell Boyd, 95, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at the home of her niece in Tucson, Ariz. after suffering a heart attack. She was born Dec. 1, 1917 in Corsicana and was one of 11 children born to Arthur and Nellie Hodge.

She was preceded in death by her son, Billy Pierce Breedlove; parents, Arthur and Nellie Hodge; sisters, Audra Chandler and Mable Estes; and brothers, Douglas Hodge, Jay Hodge, Lee Hodge and Buck Hodge.

She is survived by her sister, Helen Lewis of Enterprise, Ala.; brothers, Billy Joe Hodge of Arlington, Charles Hodge of Premont, and Arthur Lynn Hodge of Corsicana, and numerous nieces and nephews.

All those who knew her called her “Nell” and enjoyed her desire to live life to the fullest.

She requested no service be held and her ashes be spread in San Francisco, Calif.