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Obituaries for Feb. 8, 2016

Feb. 5, 2016

Funeral services for Mary Blanche (Langley) Hodge-Gatlin, 90, of Waynesboro and formerly of Laurel, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 from Oakland Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Mike Powell, Rev. Jimmy Jones and Rev. Cory Vermilyea officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 from the Parlor of Memory Chapel Funeral Home. The body will be placed in the church one hour before services.

Following the funeral service, interment will take place at Oakland Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
A life-long member of Oakland Grove Baptist Church, she always served her Savior with an encouraging word, a warm hug and a smile. She died on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 with her children by her side.

She is survived by three children and their respective spouses, Ann and Jim Green of Jackson, Tenn., Tim and Lynn Hodge of Ovett and Dale and Darlene Hodge of Laurel; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Hodge of Laurel; Mike and Brenda Gatlin of Laurel; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Annice Holifield; a brother, Leonard Langley of Strengthford; and a host of nieces, nephews and loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Wilbert Hodge, and her husband of 15 years, L.D. Gatlin; her son, James W. Hodge; her parents, Adam and Vergie Langley; her stepfather, Ollie Griffin; two sisters, Doris Hodge and Burnice Tanner; and three brothers, Johnny Langley, Joe Langley and Pete Langley.
Pallbearers will be Max Finley, Josh Finley, Jay Hodge, Jared Hodge, Wayne Brewer and Mason Beech.

An online guestbook can be signed at

Memory Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel is in charge of arrangements.

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