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Glenn Dale Hodges September 24, 1945 - April 21, 2024

In honor of Glenn Dale Hodges born September 24,1945 at Crossroads Missouri. He went to his heavenly home Sunday, April 21, 2024, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri, surrounded by his family. Glenn was 78 years and 6 months.

He lived on a farm with his wife Karen (Lawson) Hodges in Mansfield, Missouri for 51 years and was previously from Ava, Missouri. Glenn Dale and Karen were united in marriage in 1972, this union was blessed with three children.

Glenn is survived by his wife Karen and their children. Brian and his family from Knoxville, TN; Lisa (Hodges)DeLong and her husband Justin from Gardner, KS; and Lorie from Mansfield. As well as his sisters Marian (Hodges) Roberts and her husband George, Joann (Hodges) Lawerence and Wanda (Hodges) Miller. He enjoyed spending time with them when he was able. Glenn Dale was preceded in death by his parents Thetis (TJ) Hodges and Leona Mae (Humbyrd) Hodges, his sisters Naomi ( Hodges) Clouse and Nadine ( Hodges) Heatherly. Also his brother-in-laws Paul Clouse, William Miller, Lawerence Heatherly and Harold Lawerence.

Glenn lived in Ava growing up and attended Ava schools. He left school his sophomore year to work with his dad at the MFA Gas Station, which his father TJ owned. Glenn met his wife Karen and they were married March 1, 1972 and were happily married together for 52 years. Glenn loved playing the mandolin and listening to bluegrass music. He enjoyed the outdoors camping, fishing, and enjoying nature. Glenn liked coon hunting, rabbit hunting, and other activities. Glenn loved working with wood, he liked wood carving and building things with his hands. Glenn later learned the skills of building houses and built on to his own home. Glenn also went to school for small engines and worked on them for a number of years. Glenn also worked for his nephew at Mansfield Building Supply driving a truck and working with lumber. Glenn was a strong Christian and believed in the Lord. He and his family went to Basher Church where his Uncle Ira Humbyrd preached. Glenn loved the Lord and loved singing hymnals and different gospel songs. He loved Uncloudy Days, Matthew 24, and Where the Roses Never Fade. Glenn was a devoted Christian and very strong in faith. Glenn will be loved and missed by his family and friends. Glenn was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend to all who knew him.

Family directed memorial services will be announced at a later date. Cremation was preformed under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com


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