July 18, 1930 ~ March 17, 2020

Born in: Snap, KY
Resided in: Clarkson, KY

Jess Hodges, age 89 of Clarkson passed away Tuesday, March 17th 2020 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield. He was born July 18th 1930 in Snap, KY, the son of Lawrence & Birdie Green Hodges.

He is survived by two daughters, Linda Handzus and Norma Hodges, five grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Pearl Hodges, two sons, Jeff & Bobby Dale Hodges, one grandson, Johnny Handzus, one sister, Irene Elliott, and four brothers, Gilbert, Les, Essie, & Clay Hodges.

Those friends and family who are unable to attend can view the funeral service via livestream on our Facebook page: at the time of the service.

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Hodges. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Jess Hodges. at

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  1. We send our condolences. Jess was a long time friend in the community. He helped me when I worked Home Health.

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