Frances McSwain Hodges

Published 5:57pm Friday, July 26, 2013

Frances McSwain Hodges left us on her journey to be with her husband of 69 years, Jim H. Hodges, Sr., on July 18.

She was born on July 20, 1928, in Clanton, to Sidney McSwain and Thadeus McSwain.

She was a resident of Regency Towers Condominiums of Panama City Beach, Fla., since 1981.

Hodges graduated from Chilton County High School Class of 1944 Alpha Beta.

She was a past member of the Bay Point Women’s Club, Bay Point Tennis Team, Red Hatters, Bay Point Yacht Club and she served as a past secretary for the Summit Condominiums.

She was a licensed real estage agent with Jim H. Hodges Realty.

She is preceded in death by her father, Thadeus McSwain; mother, Sidney McSwain; sisters, Louise Inzer, Mary Jones, Elizabeth Miller and brother, Thadeus McSwain.

She is leaving behind three loved children, Jim H. Hodges, Jr. (Sharon Scott), Patricia Dianne Hodges, Susan Hodges Underwood all of Panama City Beach, FLa.; three grandchildren, Jim H. Hodges, III (Georgette) of Panama City Beach, Fla., William Scott Hodges (Denise) of Jackson, Miss. and Keith Allen McRae, Jr. (Stacie) of Atlanta; as well as eight great-grandchildren, Billy, Jesse and Mary Frances Hodges of Panama City Beach, Fla.; Olivia and Corbin Hodges of Jackson, Miss; Bryce Trammel, Alexandrea and Zachary McRae of Atlanta;Graveside services will be held at Clanton City Cemetery in Clanton, on July 28 at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends and visitors at Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home on Saturday evening July 27 from 6-8 p.m.

Arrangements will be handled by Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Panama City, Fla.

Graveside services will be handled by Martin Funeral Home in Clanton.

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