Sue Hodges Innes, 89

September 8, 1929 - October 28, 2018

Sue Hodges Innes, age 89, of Douglas, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018, at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Innes was born on September 8, 1929, in Atkinson County, Georgia, the daughter of the late Clifford Alva Hodges and Pearlie Lott Hodges.

She worked as a secretary with Emory University Hospital and was a member of First Baptist Church, Douglas, Georgia.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Innes was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Innes, Sr., and step-mother, Edna Daniels Hodges.

Survivors include: her son, Robert Innes, Jr., of Stuart, FL; two sisters, Jean McCranie and Shelia Gaskins, both of Willacoochee, GA; sister-in-law, Dottie Hodges of Douglas, GA; grandson, Stewart Innes; granddaughter, Clare Innes; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at 2 p.m. at College Avenue Baptist Church, with Rev. Mark Mercer and Rev. Daniel NeSmith officiating. Interment followed at Hebron Church Cemetery. The family received friends on Wednesday afternoon from 1 p.m. until time of service. Pallbearers were George McCranie, Danny Hodges, Tate Hodges, Aaron Cothren, Bobby Gaskins and Stuart Innes. Musical selections were “In The Garden” by CD and “Amazing Grace” by Allie Cothren. Al Wayne Hulsey pianist played prelude and postlude.

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Sims Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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