Obituary for Julia Ellen McCoy Hodge

Julia Ellen McCoy Hodge, age 75 of Pulaski passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Pulaski Health Care Center.

Born April 11, 1943 in Radford, she was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey Garnett McCoy and Annie Pulchny McCoy. Her husband, Kelsey Hodge, Sr. also preceded her in death.

She is survived by


Carol Ellen Johnston – Pulaski

Julie Stover – Dublin

Crystal Forbes & Steve – Norfolk

Charles “Shakie” (Melody) Forbes – Laurel Fork

Jim Price – Christiansburg

Wendy Minnick – Dublin

Stormie Minnick – Pulaski

19 Grandchildren

18 Great Grandchildren 


Joe (Betty) McCoy – Floyd

Pete (Christine) McCoy – Galax


Rose Shelor – Dublin

Judy (Gabby) Buchanan – Cabins, WV

Private Memorial services will be held at a later date.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.