Barbara Gail Davis Hodge, 58, wife of Raymond "Ray" H. Hodge, died on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia.

Born on Sept. 29, 1961, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, she was a daughter of Aloma Jean Harrelson Gainey and the late Norman Earl Davis. Mrs. Hodge was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking and also loved caring for animals.

Survivors include her husband of nearly 39 years; one son, Michael Hodge of Sumter; one brother, Norman Paul Davis Sr. (Patricia Diane) of Sumter; one stepbrother, Harvey Gainey Jr. (Frances) of Sumter; three sisters-in-law; and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Harold Greene, the Rev. Pat Coffey and Wayne McElveen officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Lavon McCormic, John Ray Hicks, Jay Hodge, Tommy Evans, Richie McCormick and Paul Davis Jr.

Honorary pallbearer will be Harvey Gainey Jr.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home of her sister-in-law, 501 Geddings Road.

Memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, Sumter, SC 29150.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.