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  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Please accept my deepest sympathies on behalf of your dearly departed loved one. Our Heavenly Father gives us the promised seeing our deceased loved ones again by means of a resurrection as found at John 5:28,29 and also the possibility of the end of death and suffering at Revelation 21:3,4. For additional information please visit www.jw.org
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Mary L. Fisher-Hodges
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For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge shall give me at that day, and not to me only, but unto all them also that love His appearing.  II Timothy 4: 6-8

Mary Lee was born in Holmes County, MS on March 1, 1930 to Charlie and Mary Brown-Nelson. She was the second oldest of nine children born to this union. She is preceded in death by her father and mother, and her siblings, Claude, Jr., John, Joe, and Margurite.

On August 21, 1953 Mary Lee married Willie A. Hodges, this union was truly remarkable. They were blessed with three beautiful children, unfortunately, their daughter was killed in a car accident at the age of 17 and she is preceded in death by her husband and both her other children
Mary Lee dedicated her life to Christ at an early age. She served the Lord faithfully until her death. She was a faithful member of Ebenezer Baptist Church until her health failed and she became a resident of the Lexington Manor Nursing Home. At the nursing home, she always enjoyed Sunday services and Wednesday night prayer meeting and Bible Study. She attended the Ebenezer Community School.

Besides listening to Bible tapes, some of her greatest joys were eating, and her frequent visits from her family. Mary Lee was an outgoing person and her beautiful personality and smile will be greatly missed.

Mary Lee departed this life on July 11, 2014 at Lexington Manor. She leaves to cherish her memories a loving and caring grandson, Robert Fisher, whom she raised as a son, and 6 other grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren, two sisters, Nancy Woods of Charlotte, NC and Ella (LJ) Striker of Lexington, MS, three brothers, James E. Fisher of Cleveland, MS, Kenneth (Jean) Fisher and Leroy Fisher, both of Greenwood, MS, one sister-in-law; Elnora Hodges, and twenty-four nieces and nephews who loved and adored her. She also leaves to cherish her sweet memories many friends who were all like family to her.