Caswell County Genealogy

Hodges, George Edward

Hodges, George Edward

Male 1924 - 2020  (95 years)

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  • Name Hodges, George Edward  [1
    Born 30 Oct 1924  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 18299 
    Reference Number 44289 
    Died 11 Feb 2020  Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I43459  Caswell County
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2022 

    Father Hodges, Johnnie Emanuel,   b. 20 Sep 1896,   d. 8 Feb 1965  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Foster, Bertha,   b. 18 Nov 1893, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1972, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Reference Number 40182 
    Family ID F4962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F8317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F8318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Photos
    George Edward Hodges
    George Hodges and James Taft Ashby
    Caswell County Sheriff Department 1958

  • Notes 
    • George Hodges (1824-2020)

      George E. Hodges

      Caswell County Sheriff's Department 1958

      George Hodges and James Ashby

      Caswell School Crisis The Bee (Danville, VA) 23 January 1963

      George Edward Hodges Draft Registration Card

      (for larger image, click on photograph)

      Second Photograph (left-to-right): John Lewis Satterfield, Jr.; James (Snake) Ashby; Benjamin Franklin Daniel; George Hodges; and Bobby Poteat.

      Third Photograph (left-to-right): George Hodges; James Taft (Snake) Ashby.

      Fourth Photograph (Caswell School Crisis The Bee (Danville, VA) 23 January 1963): "The serious mood which permeated the Caswell County courthouse last night is reflected in the faces of Sheriff Frank Daniel, at top, Deputy James Ashby, lower left, and Deputy George Hodge [Hodges]. Sheriff Daniel grimmaces [sic] as he reads a press account of an NAACP statement concerning the shooting of two white men by the father of four of the Negro children among the 16 integrating Caswell schools yesterday."

      George Edward Hodges, 95, formerly of Danville and Caswell County, NC, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at the Brian Center in Yanceyville, NC after being in declining health for a number of years. Mr. Hodges was born Oct. 30, 1924 one of twelve children of Johnny Emanuel and Bertha Foster Hodges. He was educated at Cobb Memorial School. He was a faithful member of Hope Baptist Church in Danville. Mr. Hodges was a former Caswell County deputy under Sheriff Frank Daniel. He retired from American Tobacco Company in Reidsville, NC. George loved to hunt deer and turkey and to watch baseball and boxing on tv.

      He is survived by his wife, Barbara Carlton Hodges of Roman Eagle Nursing home in Danville, Va., three children: Wayne E. Hodges (Virginia Ann) of Providence, NC, Rosemary H. O’Quinn (Richard) of Elgin, SC, and Ronnie E. Hodges (Debbie) of Ruffin, NC and stepsons Kenneth Wells (Sue) of Chatham, Virginia and Pete Towler of Greensboro, NC. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren: Thomas Hodges (Beth), Kimberly Hodges, Aprial S. Brown (Dion), Jennifer Sykes, and Jordon Hodges (Sally) as well as 3 great-grandchildren. Mr. Hodges was predeceased by one grandson, Brian Sykes.

      Mr. Hodges was predeceased by his three brothesr: Dewey Hodges, Kenneth Hodges, and John Malloy Hodges and five of his sisters: Annie Lou H. Hanks, Hattie H. Thompson, Sarah H. Everett, Nancy H. Everett, and Nettie H. Bowland. He is survived by three sisters: Irene H. Walker of Burlington, Scottie H. Pettigrew Dalton (M.O.) of Danville, and Laverne H. Albright of Burlington as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

      Graveside rites will be conducted from Danville Memorial Garden at 2:00pm Fri., Feb. 14. Visitation will be at Norris Funeral Home Franklin Turnpike prior to the service from 12:30-1:30. At all other times the family will receive friends at the home of his son, Wayne Hodges at 1429 Park Springs Rd. Providence, NC.

  • Sources 
    1. Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 284-285 (Article #340 "Johnnie Emanuel Hodges" by Annie S. Harrelson).