Brenda Lou Hodges, 60, of Wilkesboro passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. She was born Feb. 16, 1959, in Wilkes County to Gilford and Doris Hendren Johnson.

Mrs. Hodges was a member of Cherry Grove Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father and her brother, Clay Johnson.

Surviving are her husband, James Hodges; her sons, Josh Richardson and spouse, Karen, and Adam Richardson, all of Wilkesboro, Ryan Hodges and spouse, Bethany, of Taylorsville and Adam Hodges of Millers Creek; her mother, Doris Hendren Johnson of Wilkesboro; a sister, Linda Prevette and spouse, Junior, of Wilkesboro; and her grandchildren, Sera Richardson, Jared Richardson, Caleb Richardson, Avan Richardson, Anna Hodges and Nathan Hodges.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at Cherry Grove Baptist Church on Brushy Mountain Road, with the Rev. Ryan Hodges, the Rev. Tim McCann, the Rev. Philip Moore and the Rev. Ethan Moore officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends at Cherry Grove Baptist Church from 2 until 3 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service.

The family has requested no flowers. Memorials may be made to the Gastroparesis Patient Association for Cures and Treatment. To donate, go to

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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