Mrs. Patricia (Patti) Hodges


Patricia Anne Lovelace Hodges passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021, at the age of 70. Patricia was born June 16, 1950 in Plaquemine, Louisiana.  She earned her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts at Louisiana Tech University, and her Master’s in Education at McNeese State University.
While at Louisiana Tech University, she met and fell in love with the Reverend Alvin Swindell Hodges, Jr.  They were married August 13, 1971, and spent nearly 40 years in marital bliss, through the hard times and the good. They had two children, Megan Clare Hodges and Kyle Patrick Hodges.
She was a beloved and hard-working Kindergarten and First-grade teacher in the Louisiana public school system for many years, known for her unfailing devotion to her students, including buying them food, clothes and supplies when they were in need.
After many years teaching at K.R. Hanchey Elementary in DeRidder, Louisiana, Patricia and her family moved to Houston, Texas to begin their next chapter in life.

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