Jessie Opal Harris Hodgson, 83, of Landrum, S.C. passed away April 5, 2019 at Autumn Care of Saluda, N.C.. She was the daughter of the late John Robert and Mary Ellen Severt Harris and wife of the late Billy Allen Hodgson.

She was of the Baptist faith, worked in manufacturing and then worked as an aide in a nursing home and loved it. She was a very devoted mother and a loving wife.

She is survived by an son, James Allen Hodgson, a daughter, Penney Cline (Wayne); a brother, Billy Harris; two sisters, Pansy Caldwell, Joan Cates and a grandson, Phillip Yarbrough, Jr..

In addition to her husband and parents she was deceased by a brother, George Harris and a granddaughter, Jennifer Messel.

Services were private.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Rutherfordton, NC 28043.

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