Carol Lansden Brewbaker Hodges
Carol Lansden Brewbaker Hodges
  • April 24, 1938 - January 23, 2018
  • Montgomery, Alabama

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HODGES, Carol Lansden Brewbaker, 79, of Montgomery, Alabama, died Monday, January 23, 2018. A funeral mass will be held Saturday, January 27 at 1:00pm, at St. Peter Catholic Church with Father Hampton Davis officiating. Visitation will be Friday, January 26 from 5:00 to 7:00pm at Leak-Memory Funeral Home, rosary to follow. Mrs. Hodges was the daughter of the late Dick Latta Lansden and Martha Stanfill Lansden of Nashville, Tennessee. She is survived by her husband, Richard Paul Hodges and her sons William Styne Brewbaker, III (Rebecca) of Tuscaloosa, and Dick Lansden Brewbaker (Ruth) and her daughter Carol Brewbaker Rickard (Donald). She was preceded in death by her husband, William Styne Brewbaker, Jr. Mrs. Hodges is also survived by thirteen grandchildren; Catherine Brewbaker Menendez (John), Mary Lansden Rees-Jones (Huw), William Styne Brewbaker IV, Rebecca Grace Brewbaker, Samuel Joseph Brewbaker, David Lansden Brewbaker (Mckenzie), Thomas Garrett Brewbaker, William McCall Brewbaker, Benjamin Lee Brewbaker, James Alexander Brewbaker, Margaret Caldwell Rickard, Caroline Christian Rickard, and Martha Claire Rickard; as well as by two great-grandchildren, David Lansden Brewbaker, Jr., and Peter Kenneth Menendez. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Mrs. Hodges was born in Nashville, Tennessee and attended Harpeth Hall and Vanderbilt University, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She married William S. Brewbaker, Jr., in 1958, and they moved, first, to Harlingen, Texas, where he served in the U.S. Air Force, and, in 1961, to Montgomery, where he joined his father in the automobile business. Mrs. Hodges was a faithful Christian, a devoted wife and mother, and active in civic and charitable works in the Montgomery community. Among other activities, she served on the board of directors of the Montgomery Academy, the Montgomery Symphony, Sav-A-Life, and the Working Woman's Home. She was also a member of various social clubs and President of the Montgomery Junior League. Memorials may be made to Catholic Social Services of Montgomery, 4455 Narrow Lane Road, Montgomery, Alabama 36116, Medical Outreach Ministries,1301 E. South Blvd., Montgomery, Alabama, or The Montgomery Symphony, 301 N. Hull St., Montgomery, Alabama 36104.