Hodges MiltonApril 13, 1925 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 92)
Hodges Milton was born in Houston County to the parentage of the late Elder Eddie Cyrus Milton and Celane Hodges Milton on April 13, 1925. He attended Houston County Public Schools, then served in the United States Army during World War II. After his military duties he was employed at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia. He retired after 38 years of service on October 29, 1982. At an early age Hodges began attending Mt. Nebo Primitive Baptist Church where his father was the presiding Elder.
Hodges married Christine Buckles on December 25, 1952 who preceded him in death. In addition he was preceded in death by two sisters; Eleanor Milton Walker, Carrie Milton Rutherford, two brothers; Cyrus Milton and Ulysses Milton.
On Easter Sunday God called him home to rest. He leaves to mourn a loving and devoted wife Ollie Milton, sons; Hodges Cartrell (Delphene)Milton of Lexington Park, Maryland, Garrett (Cheryl) Milton of Warner Robins, Georgia, Bradley (Shawnette) Milton of Raleigh, North Carolina, daughters, Beverly (William) Abbott of Jonesboro, Georgia and Angela Kaigler of Powder Springs, Georgia. His legacy will be continued on by his eight grandchildren: Chaviss Milton, Matthew Milton, Christine Milton, Lauren Milton, Tyler Milton, Bryson Milton, Derek Kaigler and Jace Kaigler, three great grandchildren: Julisa Milton, Juliyah Jones, Jakayla Deloach one devoted sister, Louise Milton McCray of Central Islip, New York, sisters-in-law, Lillian Buckles Black, Willie Code, Carrie (Eddie) Gary, Jennie (Barry) Kaigler, Marvalene Hardnett, and Annie Buckles of Perry, brothers-in-law: Willie Whitest, Calvin Whitest of Perry, Georgia and Joe Whitest of Belle Glade, Flordia and Robert Whitest of Elko, Georgia, and a host of neices, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is also survived by a special devoted friend Johnny "Buddy" Dawsey of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Special thanks to Gentiva Hospice Care providers and Mrs. Jennie Kaigler for the care and support rendered to the family. Luther Solomon and Larry Holmes for their loyalty.