Allen Hodge

Allen Hodge

July 27th, 1927 - March 18th, 2023
  • Birth Date: July 27th, 1927
  • Date of Passing: March 18th, 2023
  • Funeral Date: March 25th, 2023 4:00 am
  • Location: True Honor Baptist Church 713 Robertson St. Clute, Texas 77531

Biography: ALLEN HODGE
1927 - 2023

Allen Hodge, 95 of Clute, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Visitation
will be held Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 11:00AM to 1:00PM, followed by the Celebration
of his Life, at 1:00PM at True Honor Missionary Baptist Church 713 Robertson St., Clute,
Texas, with Reverend A. Bonner, Officiating, and Reverend E. Gooden delivering the Eulogy.
Interment will be at Gulf Coast Cemetery, Clute, Texas. He was born to Press and Hattie Hodge.
At a young age he accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior, and was baptized at True Honor
Baptist Church. He loved his church and was a faithful member. Throughout the years he
served as Trustee for the church. The love of his life was Thelma Batteau. On February 23,
1949, they were married and to this union they were the proud parents of four children, Thelma
Jeanette Bell (Simon-deceased), Kathryn Hodge (deceased), Karen Hodge Lewis, (Dennis), and
David Hodge. He and his wife aided in raising their niece Hattie Collier Banks, nephews, Steven
Collier, Phillip Collier (deceased), and Lloyd Collier (deceased). He considered it joy to have a
bonus family member Alice Hodge. Allen loved gardening, cow driving, his grandchildren, but
most of all he enjoyed cooking barbecue. He was a countywide ambassador for his barbecue,
and received numerous awards for his pit mastering. He was also a regular participant in the
Brazoria County Fair BBQ cook off. Allen was a dedicated employee for and retired from the
Southern Materials. He was well respected and will be missed dearly by all of the family and
friends whom he dedicated so much of his time, advice, joys, laughter, and love with. Allen
leaves to celebrate his life and cherish his memory to his loving children, Thelma Jeanette Bell,
Karen Hodge Lewis, (Dennis), and David Hodge; his grandchildren, Harry Hodge, Corey
Jammer, David Hodge II, Alicia Hodge, Ra’Niesha Jammer, Brittany Bell, Alexandrea Berg, and
Shamarion Chascon; his bonus family member Alice Hodge; his ten great grandchildren, and a
multitude of nieces nephews, cousins, neighbors, and community. The Care and Most Sacred
Arrangements Entrusted to Gardner’s Funeral Home, 507 W. Orange Street, Angleton, TX.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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