Marlene Kay Hodge “Tootie”, 76, of Whitesburg, went to be with the Lord peacefully, Thursday, June 28, 2018. She was saved at a young age and was of the Baptist faith. She worked as a volunteer, substitute, and teachers aid for various schools in Morristown. She retired from Russellville Elementary as a secretary. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tinsley Davis and Stella Mae Spoon Davis; mother and father-in-law Gurn and Nell Hodge.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Billy Hodge; children, Sonia Hodge and Lisa (Donnie) Collins; granddaughter, Chelsea (Spencer) Graves; sister, Linda (Cecil) Edwards; half- brother, Tinsley (Judy) Davis; nephew, Brian (Becky) Edwards and their children, Brandon and Bradley Edwards.
Special thanks to the staff at Life Care Center, and all of Marlene’s school family and friends.
The family will receive friends Friday, July 6, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home prior to the Celebration of Life service at 7:00 with Reverend Larry Miller officiating.