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Velma Christine Hodge was born April 11, 1938 to Herbert and Dixie Hodge. Ms. Hodge was reared in Pampa, Texas where she attended Carver High School and was a member of the Carver Basketball Team.
Ms. Hodge married Jimmie Dacus and they raised and nurtured three daughters Jimmie Diane, Mia Andrelle, and Pamela Dawn. She poured herself into parenting and homemaking. She loved sewing, cooking and decorating.
She was very active in civic organizations such as PTA, March Of Dimes, Good Samaritan, and Meals on Wheels which supported children, adults and elderly citizens of her West Texas community.
She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church for 28 years where she served as Mission President, Sunday school and Vacation Bible School teacher, church clerk, and choir member.
Ms. Hodge relocated to Austin in 2007 to began a brand new life building new friendships and engaging in a robust social life by joining Dottie Jordan Groovers and Silver Sneakers Exercise Group.
She attended the Obama first Presidential Inauguration and she visited The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.
She later joined and became a faithful member of Mount Olive Baptist Church in Austin Texas where Reverend Richard Carter presides.
Ms. Hodge was a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan. She also loved Gardening and was an avid collector of fine apparel.
Ms. Hodge leaves behind, 3 loving daughters, 1 grand-daughter, 5 great-grand daughters, and 2 great- great granddaughters. She was also preceded in death by both parents and seven siblings.