Marvin Henry Hodges
A Memorial Visitation for , 90, of Perry will be
held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Bienhoff Funeral Home
in Perry. A private family burial will follow the visitation.
Mr. Hodges passed away at 8:10 p.m. December 7, 2019 at Hannibal
He was born July 22, 1929 in Vandalia, the son of Henry Clifton and
Nellie Fern Hull Hodges.
He married Dorothy Dee Levings in Perry on October 29, 1950 and she
preceded him in death on April 8, 2019.
Survivors include: one son, Brian (Linda) Hodges of Perry; one
son-in-law, Cory Ezell of Gosnell, AR; two sisters-in-law, Pat Hodges of
Gallup, NM and Paula Hodges of Perry; five grandchildren, Samantha
(Matt) Ellis of Memphis, TN, Kayla Duet of Austin, AR, Zack (Athena)
Ezell of Nashville, TN, Shelby Hodges of Perry and Erika Hodges of
Hannibal; and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Dianne Ezell, four
brothers, Dr. Tom Hodges, Bobby Hodges, Don Hodges and Clifton Hodges
and two sisters-in-law, Jo Hodges and Lois Hodges.
Mr. Hodges was a lifetime area resident and Christian by faith. He
was a 1947 graduate of Perry High School. He was a farmer, Ralls County
Commissioner for 14 years and member of the Planning and Zoning
Commision for 8 years. He was co-owner of the Perry Carousel, a member
of the Perry Masonic Lodge #302, Perry Lion's Club and John Deere Club.
Mr. Hodges loved steam engines and attended many shows and was an avid
Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of the Perry Carousel,
% Charlotte Flick, 308 S. Palmyra St., Perry, MO 63462.
Online contributions may be made at www.bienhofffuneralhome.com.
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