Darlene Sue Hodge, age 68, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Baptist Health, Madisonville, KY surrounded by her family.
Darlene worked as a bookkeeper for the Holiday Inn in Hopkinsville, KY. She enjoyed ceramics, collecting baskets, and riding with her husband on their Harley Davidson traveling around the country.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Maynard and Bertie (nee Kinsley) Rittgers; and two sisters, Laura Brune and Connie Wright.
She is survived by her loving husband, Richard Boyett Hodge, whom she married May 15, 1982; four sisters: Naomi Myrick of Garland, TX, Nettie Cline of Troy, IL, Bonnie (Terrence) Harris of Glen Carbon, IL and Joyce (James) Blair of Salem, IL; two brothers: George (Veronica) Rittgers of Troy, IL and Leroy (Joan) Rittgers of Aviston, IL; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 N. Center Street, Maryville, IL 62062.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM following the visitation. Burial will be in Friedens Cemetery, Troy, IL.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and will be received at the funeral home.
Beshear Funeral Home, Dawson Springs, KY was in charge of her local arrangements.