Alfred Earl “Doakus” Hodges

October 13, 1934 – May 20, 2023

Funeral services for Alfred Earl “Doakus” Hodges of Winona will be held Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 11 a.m. in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona. Rev. Tracy Putnam will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Richard Barnett, Jordan Hodges, Matt Shephard, Lawrence Braswell, Paul Campbell, and Brad Hodges.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 24, from 10 a.m. until service time at Oliver Funeral Home.

Alfred Earl Hodges, 88, passed away at Golden Age Nursing Home on Saturday, May 20, 2023. He was born in Grenada, MS on October 13, 1934, to Daniel and Beatrice Hodges. He was a member of North Winona Baptist Church, a Shriner, and also a member of Winona Masonic Lodge #48. He had his own business of AC and Heating.

Mr. Hodges is survived by daughter, Lisa Hodges Barnett (Richard) of Winona; son, Rev. Brad Hodges (Beth) of Pontotoc; five grandchildren, Dara Barnett Irving, Anna S. Barnett, Jana Hodges Shephard, Sara Hodges, and Adam Hodges; seven great-grandchildren, Seth Wilson, Bella Shephard, Katie Irving, Michael Irving, Emili Hodges, Hannah Hodges and Jordan Hodges; and one great-great-grandchild, Malachi Salter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ann; granddaughter, April Hodges; four sisters, and three brothers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

6 thoughts on “Alfred Earl “Doakus” Hodges

  1. Brad and Lisa, we are so sad to hear about your Dad. Sam( as he was nicknamed in our family) was a great friend to us and we will miss him. May God bless you 🙏


  2. So sorry to hear about Doakus. He was always ready to lean a helping hand where needed. Prayers for the family.


  3. Brad and Lisa, Joe and I are sorry to hear about Alfred. He was always eager to help us with a smile.. Will miss him and Anne. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your families.


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