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Johny Monroe Hodges Johny Monroe Hodges
(November 6, 1942 - February 26, 2013)

U.S. Veteran JOHNY HODGES ADA-Services for Johny Monroe Hodges, 70, of Ada, are 11:00 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church, Dr. Pat Kilby and Rev. Harold Ware will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home. Mr. Hodges died Tuesday, February 26, 2013 in Ada. He was born November 6, 1942 in Calera, Oklahoma to Ernest L. and Oneita Sweeney Hodges. He and his family moved to Allen when he was a child. He graduated from Allen High School and East Central University. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. He married Jovan Broughton on August 24, 1963. Mr. Hodges was a pharmacist at Bryan’s Drug, later known as McCortney’s Drug and later at Dr’s. Park Pharmacy. He later was owner of several car washes in Ada, and with his brothers, owned and operated car washes in Oklahoma City, Norman, Ardmore and Durant. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ada and had also served in the U. S. Army Reserves. Survivors include his wife, Jovan Hodges, of the home; two daughters, Sheri Jovan Buckley and her husband David of Chicago, IL, and Judy Hise and her husband Frank of Allen, TX; a brother, Rickie Hodges of Ardmore; sister-in-law, Pat Hodges of Norman; and his grandchildren, Samantha, Tripp, and Rachel Hise, and Carmen and Teagan Buckley. He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Eldon Hodges, Ozon Hodges and Jim Bob Hodges. Bearers will be Ed Anderson, Ken Johnson, Larry Hill, Don Hutchings, Jim Herndon, Hank Walbrick, Bill Walden and Neal Cody. Honorary bearers will be the members of “The Little Game”. The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Building Fund of the First Baptist Church, 521 S. Broadway, Ada, OK 74820. Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

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