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Jenny Porter Hodges, 92, Metcalfe County, KY

Jenny Porter Hodges, age 92, passed away July 10, 2021 at her northern Metcalfe County home in Center, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late Willie Jessie and Hallie Williams Porter.

Jenny was an avid reader and lifelong educator having taught in the local school system and taught a Sunday School class at Center United Methodist Church where she was the oldest member having joined the church over 69years ago. She also served on the Metcalfe County Library Board for many years.

Her favorite hobby was that of gardening, as evidenced by her "Southern Living" garden which she tended in her back yard. She was a charter member of the Metcalfe County Garden Club.

Jenny was also passionate about Genealogy and researched and shared information about ancestors with family and friends.

She had one sister, the late Gertrude Porter James (Pete). She was married to the late Fraser Hodges for 59 years and has two daughters, Nancy Hodges Steele (Glyn) and Anne Foster Hodges (Sonny Foster) and one granddaughter Whitney Steele Ball, DPT (Matt).

A Celebration of Life Service for family and friends will be held on Sunday July 18, at 3pmCT. The service will be held at the Cassady Cemetery on Herbert Hodges Road in Center, Kentucky.

Memorial donations may be made to: Center United Methodist Church, Metcalfe County Library, Metcalfe Garden Club. Donations may be made at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton.

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