Mrs. Elva Elaine Marion, age 87, of Dobson, NC, went to be with the love of her life, Bill, on Thursday evening November 7, 2019, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. She was born in Surry Co. on December 26, 1931, to the late Howard Norman Hodges and the late Minnie Calloway Hodges. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Thomas “Bill” Marion, Sr.; three sisters, Eloise Hiatt, Frances Lawrence, Joan Bowman; four brothers, Clayton Hodges, Hildred “Jack” Hodges, Robert “Bobby” Hodges, Sydney Joseph “SJ” Hodges. She was a homemaker, who opened her home to many children during her years of providing childcare services, by touching their lives in a loving nurturing way. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church. Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Shannon Marion, Norman Marion, Mark, and Sara Marion; nine grandchildren Clark Marion, Lark Marion, Sparrah Marion, Morgan and Joe Lambert, Molly Marion, Robin, and Ty Parker, Carla Brame, Angie and Jason Hinson, Wendell Jenkins; nine great-grandchildren, Mason Wood, Max Lambert, Colton Marion, Clara Marion, Luke Hinson, Hope Hinson, MacKenzie Parker, Bree Brame, Macee Brame; several special nieces and nephews and other church family, friends and neighbors. Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Monday at Salem Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Her body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Rev. David Powell, Dr. Darrell Tate, Rev. Billy Sellers, Rev. Joe Lambert will officiate the services. The family will receive friends at Salem Baptist Church on Sunday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Joan & Howard Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Rd. Dobson, NC 27017. Our heartfelt gratitude goes to the staff of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Forsyth Medical Center, and Joan & Howard Woltz Hospice Home. Moody-Davis Funeral Home is serving the Marion Family.
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