Barbara Chaney Hodges of Farmville passed away Sept. 23, 2020.

She was born in Victoria 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 and 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 and Edward Tyler Holt of Vienna; four great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Grey Morgan, Madelyn Paige Morgan, Lila Boyd Sears and Nora Katherine Sears; brother Tommy Chaney and wife Rosa of Kinston, North Carolina.

In addition to her husband and parents, her daughter, Sharon H. Gray, and siblings Peggy Hogan, John W. Chaney Jr., Sr. Sgt. Major John Richard Chaney Jr. and Dorothy Cowan, also preceded her in death.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at 1 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.

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

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.