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Reba Juanita (Hurst) Hodge

April 22, 1927 ~ July 17, 2020 (age 93)


Reba Hurst Hodge, 93 of Cornelius formally of Kannapolis, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, July 17, 2020 at Autumn Care of Cornelius.

Reba was raised in Patrick, SC, after moving to Kannapolis, Reba spent her entire working career in Cannon Mills Plant #1. She was a lifelong member of First Evangelical Methodist Church of Kannapolis.

Reba “Granny” loved to work in her garden, and planting flowers. She was known for her chocolate oatmeal Cookies and her delicious homemade cakes.

Reba was preceded in death by her daughter Shirley White, son Donald Hodge, and Grandson Chris Hodge.

Left to cherish her memory are grandson and caretaker Brian Hodge and wife Angie, also survived by son-in-law Danny White, grandsons Donnie White (Lisa), Brad Hodge (April), Great grandsons Brayden and Avery White.

Funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM Monday at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Carey officiating, burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 2-3 PM Monday prior to the service at Whitley’s Funeral Home.

The family would like to thank the staff of Autumn Care of Cornelius for their kind and loving care, of Reba, especially Becky Toland nurse, Haley Gregory CNA and Anita Sanford hospice nurse.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Reba Juanita (Hurst) Hodge, please visit our floral store.


July 20, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home

Funeral Service
July 20, 2020

3:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel
1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd.
Kannapolis, NC 28083

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