Obituary of Betty Alene Hodge
Betty Alene Hodge passed away in her Sterling, VA home on October 31, 2022 in the early morning. Born August 16, 1940, Betty was 82 years of age. She was known for her kindness and generosity and she lived by strong values, which she passed to her 5 children. Her sense of humor, compassion and the love she has shown to those around her are only part of what made her so special to so many.
She worked 28 years with Fairfax County Public School as a Special needs Bus Driver until her retirement. She then worked at Loudoun County Public Schools as a cafeteria attendant.
She is preceded in death by her late husband Daniel B Hodge, Sr who passed in 1985. She is survived by her life partner of 24 years Carl Carter. Her five children Sharon Stone (Ray), Sandra Loar (Mike Nickens), Deborah Vance (Kevin), Christine Jackson (Kent), and Daniel Hodge Jr (Kimberly)
Betty had 12 grandchildren Nicholas, Jeb (Amber), William, Jennifer (Joey), Lyndsay, Jack, Brittany, Daniel, Brandon, Grayson, Ryan and Parker
8 great grandchildren Alexis, Taylor, Camille, Jacob, Merritt, Evan and Freyja, Sawyer.
She is also survived by 8 living siblings, Sammy Sams, Diane Hodge (Rick), Shirley Bumgarner (Phil), Dewey Sams (Beverly), David Sams (Debbie), Buddy Sams (Donna), Helen Stinespring (Ira), Lottie Tolbert (Jack), and many nieces and nephews.
Following the burial, a reception will be held at Vine and Branches Lutheran Church located at 25615 Lennox Hale Drive, Aldie Virginia 20105