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Nelda Mitchell Hodges

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It was with sadness that I read of Nelda's passing. Another of the great generation gone.
My husband Skip and I bought Nelda's home at 2502 South Jefferson where she had lived since 1922.For us it was a labor of love with the the intention of bringing it back to it's former beauty. I knew this was the house I wanted to restore from the moment we walked in. Nearly every room was pink including the fireplace.Even the asbestus didn't

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Posted by: Ulita Taliaferro - Roanoke, VA   Oct 21, 2016

Nelda and I have been friends, and we were co-workers at Shenandoah Life, for many years. When we were young we often went out on "double dates". After both of us retired, we continued to visit and to exchange birthday and Christmas cards. I shall miss her.


Posted by: Lois Peterson - Roanoke, VA   Oct 13, 2016

My mother, Norma Jean Hollands Simmons, work with Nelda at Shenandoah Life back in the 50's and early 60's. I use to go with my mother to visit Nelda at her house on Jefferson St. She was such a sweet lady.


Posted by: Pamela Simmons - Daleville, VA   Oct 13, 2016