Joann D. Hodder Obituary

March 30, 2017 Obituary

Joann D. Hodder, Braceville, Ohio - obit

BRACEVILLE, Ohio – Joann D. Hodder, age 92, of Braceville passed away into eternal life on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Blossom Hills Care Center of natural causes.

On December 13, 1924, in Troy Township, Ohio, Clayton and May (Scott) Dones were blessed with the birth of their daughter, Joann.

Joann married the love of her life, Kenneth J. Hodder on July 19, 1973 and they enjoyed 32 years of marriage together before he passed away on March 12, 2005.

Joann had lived in Braceville since 1978, formerly of Chardon.

She worked as a secretary and was a homemaker.

Joann was a member of the Braceville United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed square dancing, camping, golfing and working in her yard with the chain saw.

Memories of Joann will be carried on by her loving family: her five daughters, Joyce Armstrong of Trumbull Township, Joyce and Brian Burk of Madison, Sandy and Rev. Gary Glasscock of Chardon, Nancy and Charles King of Matthews, North Carolina and Carol and Jeff Gardner of Clarion Township; her 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Joann is preceeded in death by her parents and her brothers, Bill and George Dones.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Braceville Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Gary Glasscock officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street Newton Falls, Ohio 44444 (330) 872-5440. Family and friends may view this obituary online or to send condolences to the family, please visit us at

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