Erma Grace (Welch) Hodson

Age 89

Speedwell, Tn

Erma was born July 4, 1922 in Speedwell, TN. Erma was a life-time member of Red Hill Baptist Church, Speedwell, TN. She passed away June 23, 2012 at Laurel Manor Healthcare following a lengthy illness.

Erma is preceded in death by her husband: Claude E. Hodson, Father: Robert Welch, Mother: Mae Treece Welch, Niece: Judy Russell, Brother-in-law: Vonnie Russell.

She is survived by her brother: Pat Welch, Speedwell, TN. Sister: Edna Welch Russell, Speedwell, TN.

Nieces: Deborah Welch Caylor (Bobby) Seymour, TN; Sheila Welch Honeycutt (Steve) Tazewell, TN; Karen Welch Whiteaker (Roy Dell) Tazewell, TN.

Nephews: Dean Russell, Speedwell, TN; Dale Russell (Sue), Middlesboro, KY; Roger Dale Russell (Kiley), Cleveland, TN.

Great Nieces/Nephews: Jeremy Caylor, New Tazewell, TN; Tim Ellison (Tosh), Bean Station, TN; Brittany Honeycutt Nunn (Josh), Tazewell, TN; Anthony Russell, Alpharetta, GA; Amy Russell, Alpharetta, GA; Lindsey Honeycutt Thomas (DJ), Tazewell, TN; Cheryl Wilson (Charles), Bonneville, KY; Stephen & Lukas Thomas, Tazewell, TN. Also survived by a host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers: Jody Brooks, Tim Ellison, Ty Russell, Mark Russell, Roger Dale Russell, Andy Welch.

Honorary Pallbearers: Glenn Cobb, Kubil Hopper, Jack Epperson, Eddie Treece, Melvin Welch, Ralph Carroll, Bradley Carroll, Toby Welch, Leon Treece, Lynn Treece, Shelby Treece, Gary Treece & Johnny Patterson.

Rev. Gary Mundy and Rev. Tommy Russell officiating.

Singers: Living Water .

Visitation:  Tuesday, June 26, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Reece Funeral Home & Valley Chapel.

Service:  Tuesday, June 26, 2012 8:00pm.

Burial:  Wednesday, 11:00am, June 27, 2012 at Old Red Hill cemetery in Speedwell, TN.

Reece Funeral Home in charge of arrangements 869 3651 or

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