Patricia Gail Hodges

Patricia Gail Hodges, 73, Midland, Texas, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Lubbock, Texas. She was born Jan. 30, 1940, in Grand Falls, Texas, to Clifford G. and Lydia West. She graduated from Knott High School, Knott, Texas. She married Alvis Harlan Hodges on April 19, 1958. She worked at Powell Printing Company in Midland for more than 40 years. Pat loved to cook and sew and tend to her family. She doted on her grandchildren and great-granddaughter. She was a member of Crestview Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband and parents, along with her sisters, Bernice Coats, Shirley Davis and Esther Davis. Survivors include two daughters, Becky and husband Jerry Vance of Lubbock; Connie and husband Lou Faraldo of Houston, Texas; and one son, James and wife Kim Hodges of Midland; seven grandchildren, Michael and Christy Vance of Lubbock, Brandon and wife Becca, Taylor and Megan Hodges of Midland; and Daniel and Patrick Faraldo of Houston; one great-granddaughter, Amiee Hodges of Midland; and two brothers, James West of Comanche, Texas, and George West of Coahoma, Texas; along with several nieces and nephews.Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Ellis Funeral Home in Midland. Funeral services have been scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Crestview Baptist Church in Midland with Dr. John Gerlach officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park-North. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Crestview Baptist Church Forward By Faith Campaign, 301 State Highway 250 Loop Frontage Road, Midland, Texas 79703; Community and Senior Services of Midland (Meals on Wheels), 3301 Sinclair Avenue, Midland, Texas 79707; or Fresenius Medical Care Permian Basin, 3302 West Golf Course Road No. 200, Midland, Texas 79707.Paid obituary