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 - Parker home Sunday. riEarl Hodge., Civil War...
Parker home Sunday. riEarl Hodge., Civil War Veteran and Rev. superintendent. Earl Hodges, son of Norman Wheaten and Amanda Alvard lodges, was born on Jan, 25, 1S47, it Northvllle, Mich., ftnd passed •rom this life on June 6. 1933, at the age of eighty-five years, four months, and eleven days. He enrolled as a volunteer in the Civil war on Sept. 8, 1882, at Troy, superintendent and • nit f^fMfs^, 4**., ~™W" *™^ w ^"^?™ ;* i\V* * I^ftvenwortn, Kan., ftt the age of fifteen years, seven months, and thirteen days. He belonged to Company H. Uth Kansas Infantry. He served tn the army for two years, nine months and eighteen days, He was in thirty-two battles and sklr- mlshes. Was honorably discharged at Little Rock, Ark, on June 26, 1S66. He was the youngest of a family of three sons and one daughter. He was married to Minnie L. Stroud on Dec. 16, 1868, who preceded him In death on Dec. 4, 1929. To this union were born eleven children, ten of whom are still llV' ing. They are Carrie Harold, Fol som; Battle Roland, Long Pine, Nebr.: Pearl Harold, Glenwood; Eva Zentz. Council Bluffs; Maud Worthem, Emerson, Nebr.; Earl Hodges, Jr.. Logan: Arthur Hodges, Burbank, Calif.; Mable Farrlngton, Pacific Junction; Addle Martin, Qlen- wood; Charley Hodges, Logan. Jennie Ervin died Oct. 7, 1909. There are fifty-one grandchildren anil seventy great grandchildren. He spent the greater part of his married life In MtUs county, living at the present home in the south part of Glenwood for the past sixteen years. He was converted at the age of sixty-two years and at once began to live un exemplary Christian life. Later In life he obtained the rich experience of heart purity. He faith' fully attended the means of grace and was ever ready to give expression in testimony mvi prayer. He was a firm believer in family wor* ship and never failed to observe it, even on the morning he ws$ •trlcken. While at the breakfast table on Satruday morning he spoke of the damage to the fruit trees caused by the hall storm and remarked that he 8W>n would be eating from the tree of IKe, which bare twelve manner of fruit an<J yielded her fruit every month. He became ft charter member ol wvjrp. * grade for - I the Church el N«»renft tn wood and was faithful la all it* departments until the time of ate death, He was highly reipectsd bj

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  1. The Malvern Leader,
  2. 23 Jun 1932, Thu,
  3. Page 8

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