SHREVEPORT, LA - Mrs. Mary Margaret Hodge Sour, widow of Arthur W. Sour, Jr., died on December 19, 2009 after a brief illness. Visitation will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 21, 2009 at Osborn Funeral Home. Memorial services will commence at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 22nd, at Noel Memorial United Methodist Church.
Mary Margaret Hodge was born in Hodge, Louisiana on April 11, 1928 to Edwin and Nelle Hodge. Maggie, as she was known, was a graduate of Ruston High School and Louisiana Tech University. She was a longtime member of Noel Memorial United Methodist Church. Maggie loved to cook and entertain in her home, play bridge and spend time with friends. She gave wise counsel and was generous to all. Her focus was the love of her family.
Maggie was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Arthur W. Sour, Jr. She is survived by her sons, Edwin Sour and wife, Dora, and John Sour and wife, Terri; daughter, Stacy Sour and partner, Heather Hartman; grandchildren, Sarah Sour and fiancé, Chris, Michael Sour, Matthew Sour and fiancé, Kay; step-grandchildren, Haley McMath and fiancé, Michael Shane, Amber McMath; step-great-grandchildren, Belle and Milam. She is also survived by her sisters, Jayne Hodge Black and husband, Ace, and Carolyn Hodge Turner and husband, John, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests that memorials be made to Noel Memorial United Methodist Church or Louisiana Methodist Children's Home of Ruston, LA. OSBORNFUNERALHOME.NET
Published in Shreveport Times from December 21 to December 22, 2009