Joy Hodge Knoxville, TN Frankie Joy Boling Hodge, age 94, of Knoxville, formerly of Sevierville and Mascot, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016. The firstborn child of Reverend W.C (Bill) Boling, and Maude Smith Boling, born December 4, 1921, in Sevierville TN. A God-fearing mother, raising her children in a Christian home. A faithful member of West Park Baptist. Retired from Standard Knitting Mill. She loved studying her Bible, flowers, crocheting, gardening, traveling, and family gatherings. Preceded in death by Bruce Henry Hodge, Sr.; daughter, Jeanette Morgan Ramsey; grandson, Doug Morgan; siblings, Beula Webster, Trula Foust, Ruth Webster, Sylva Rena Stalsworth, J.P Boling, Charlie Boling, and Ramona Davis. Surviving children, Mary Elizabeth (Otis) Moran, Bruce (Millicent) Hodge, Jr., Jewell Tipton, and Lawrence (Deniese) Hodge; grandchildren, Christy (Phillip) Campbell, Carl (Vicki) Ramsey, Jason (Lori) Hodge, Jennifer (Eric) Chesney, Jonathan (Laura) Moran, Brian (Jessica) Hodge, Casey Hodge, Julie (Kevin) Rogers Sherrod, Ashley Rogers, Rebekah Rogers; great-grandchildren, Dustin Roach, Jordan and Hayden Campbell, Cameron and Carson Sabol, Destiny and Brady Hodge, Connor and Langston Sherrod, Elijah and Destiny Rogers, Sadie Faw, Quinn and Benton Hodge; siblings, Jewell (Ralph) Webster, Bobby (Sue) Boling, and Lela (Sonny) Lovell. Funeral services will be 5:00 PM, Sunday, October 16, 2016, at Bridges Funeral Home, with Pastor Sam Polson officiating. Family and friends will meet 12:15 PM, Monday, at Bridges Funeral Home and proceed to Strawberry Plains Cemetery, for a 1:00 PM, interment. Pallbearers: Jason Hodge, Jonathan Moran, Brian Hodge, Jordan Campbell, Cameron Sabol, Connor Sherrod. Honorary pallbearers: Casey Hodge, Dustin Roach, Carson Sable, Elijah Rogers, Hayden Campbell and Brady Hodge. The family will receive friends 3:00-5:00 PM, Sunday, at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com .
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