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Barbara Chaney Hodges

April 5, 1938 — September 23, 2020

Barbara Chaney Hodges

Barbara Chaney Hodges of Farmville, VA passed away September 23, 2020.  She was born in Victoria, VA on April 5, 1938 and was 82 years of age. She was the daughter of the late John Richard Chaney and the late Mamie Epps Chaney. She was married to Elisha Edward “Ted” Hodges, Jr. who preceded her in death.


She was of the Baptist faith.


Barbara Chaney Hodges is survived by:

Her Children

Terri Hodges Holt of South Boston

Elisha Edward “Ted” Hodges, III and wife Sarah of Farmville

Five Grandchildren

Emily Holt Dibble (Chris) of Midlothian

Richard Edward Gray of Farmville

Elizabeth Hodges Sears (Ben) of Farmville

Kyle Perkins Hodges of Charlottesville

Edward Tyler Holt of Vienna

Four Great Grandchildren

Kaitlyn Grey Morgan, Madelyn Paige Morgan, Lila Boyd Sears and Nora Katherine Sears


Tommy Chaney and wife Rosa of Kinston, NC


In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by:

Her Daughter

Sharon H. Gray


Peggy Hogan, John W. Chaney Jr., Sr. Sgt. Major John Richard Chaney, Jr., and Dorothy Cowan


A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Bobbie Hensley officiating.


The family will receive friends Saturday following the service at the home of Terri Holt, 2953 Alexander Ave., South Boston, VA.


For memorials please consider Paws and Claws, P.O. Box 14, South Boston, VA 24592.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

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