Anna Belle Hodgens, 82, El Dorado, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at her home.


Anna Belle Hodgens, 82, El Dorado, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at her home. There will be no services and cremation has taken place.

Anna Belle was born on Sept. 8, 1928 in El Dorado, the daughter of George and Lillee B. Rogers Hilton. She was a homemaker and had graduated from El Dorado High School. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church, enjoyed crocheting and had read a book a day.

On June 27, 1947 she was married to Kenneth Hodgens in a ceremony in El Dorado.

Those who survive including her husband of the home are: her children, Kenneth Lee and wife Frieda Hodgens of Wichita, Aletha Barnes and husband Roger of Augusta, and George Alan Hodgens of El Dorado; a sister, Georgia Lehman and husband Glen of McAllen, Texas; grandchildren, Gregg, Kristy, Jamie, Corie, Minisa, Doug and Mike; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials for Hospice Care of Kansas or First Southern Baptist Church may be left with Carlson Funeral Home.  Condolences to the family can be sent to www.carlsoncolonial.com.