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Bessie Lee Hooks Hodges

Bessie Hodges Obit PicBessie Lee Hooks Hodges, age 95, of Crockett, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 in the Houston County Nursing Home. Bessie was born April 21, 1925 in Knox City, Texas to parents, Andrew Jackson Smith, Jr. and Maetta Blair Smith. She worked as an Optician for many years and loved playing bingo and dominos after lunch at the Senior Citizen’s Center. Bessie was a long standing member of the First United Methodist Church of Crockett, and Young at heart.

Bessie is survived by daughter, Marinel Love of Missouri City; son, John Hooks and wife, Virginia of Crockett; grandchildren, Angela Love of Houston, Melanie Hooks of S. Pasadena, CA, Amy Lea Cummins and husband, Gene of Madison, AL; great-grandchildren, Brittany Love of Houston, Sean Cummins of Madison, AL, Alexander Cummins of Madison, AL; sisters, Jane Ann Canning and husband, Bill of Corona, CA, Ethel Mae  “Sassy” Reid of Levelland; numerous other loving relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by husbands, John Hooks, Merritt Hodges; parents, Andrew and Maetta Smith; and grandson, John Keith McCauley.

Graveside service for Bessie Lee Hooks Hodges will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 17, 2021 in the Latexo Cemetery with Rev. Michael Bedevian officiating.

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  1. I sure am going to miss you Bam, REST in PEACE – I love you

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