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Lila Marlene Hodges

Lila Marlene Hodges
August 15
14:24 2023

Lila Marlene Hodges, age 71, of Breckenridge, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 18, at Gunsight Baptist Church with Patrick Frishe officiating. Interment will follow in the Necessity Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Visitation will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 17, at Morehart Mortuary.

Lila Marlene Hodges was born February 27, 1952, in Cisco, Texas, to Wayne Hodges and Jessie Williams Hodges. She attended school in Breckenridge and in her younger years, she was active in softball and tennis. She was a talented singer and enjoyed singing in the Hodges family band throughout the years. In 2006, she earned her nursing degree from TSTC and worked as a nurse until she retired in 2022. Her children were her world and she loved spending time with them. She was a member of Gunsight Baptist Church.

Lila was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne and Jessie Hodges.

She is survived by her three children, Kimberley Boggs and wife Cherie Johnson of Baytown, Klifton Boggs and Phillis Teague of Coahoma, and Kallee Scrogum and husband Monty of Throckmorton; three brothers, Ricky Hodges and wife Na, Randy Hodges and wife Lisa, and Greg Hodges and wife Kim; two sisters, Sharon Hodges, and Phyllis Dewitt and husband Allen; three grandchildren, Nathan Boggs and wife Kaylee, Riley Boggs and Piper Scrogum; and many nieces and nephews.

A special thank you goes to the nurses and workers at Solaris Hospice and Garden Terrace for the love and care given to Lila.

Memorials may be made to Solaris Hospice or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at


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