Jane Carter Hodge, age 76 of Seven Lakes North died Thursday (May 7, 2015) at her home. 
 
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday at Culdee Presbyterian Church conducted by Dr. Joseph Washburn. Burial will follow at Cross Hill Cemetery in Carthage. The family will recieve friends beginning at 10:00 am on Monday prior to the service at Culdee Presbyterian Fellowship Hall.
 
A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late William and Louise Fry Carter. Jane graduated from Carthage School where she held the record for scoring 40 points in a single basketball game, and was a 1960 graduate of East Carolina University where she was the first ever freshman Homecoming Queen.  She was an enthusiastic, committted teacher of 4th grade in Florida, Asheville and 10 years at Farmlife Elementry School in Carthage.  She gained great joy when she saw her former students, now adults, at restaurants and other venues.
 
In past years, Jane was an active member of the Red Hat Society and she volunteered as a clown at the hospital.  She enjoyed her husband's hobbies of field trials and training bird dogs. She also loved riding her horse Melody.  Jane was a loving and caring wife and treasured her grandchildren who enjoyed spending time and making memories with her.
 
She was preceded in death by: her son Timmy Walker and grandson Stephen.
 
She is survived by: her husband of 31 years Mills Hodge; son Thomas Walker and fiance Tiki of West End; step daughters Karen Pruett and husband Jim of Cameron; Anne Lassiter of Robbins; stepson Bill Hodge and wife Colleen of Bethesda, MD; brother Billy Carter and wife Carol of Carthage, sister, Martha Johnson and husband Prentice of Shelby; grandchildren Josh, Justin, Anna Kate, Sarah Ellen, Michael, Jack, Maggie and Hannah; great-granddaughter Raegan; nephews Jon, Tripp, Mitch and Carter; four great-nieces and three great nephews. 
 
Memorials may be made to: The National Association for Mental Illness at NAMI.org.

Condolences: PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Jane was the best mom I had the joy of knowing. I will miss her kindness and love she gave to me. She was and is a wonderful woman. My condolences to all who knew and loved her.

  2. I’m so very sorry to hear of Jane Grace’s passing. While I didn’t see her often it was always nice when our paths crossed. I’ve always thought of her as such a beautiful lady. I remember as a child gazing across the church thinking how pretty she was. Eve

  3. We are very sorry to hear of Jane’s passing. She was enjoyable to share time with and we enjoyed seeing her and MIlls at events. She will be missed.

  4. It is so sad to say goodbye to Jane. She not only was forever young, forever beautiful, but showed her love of family in all she did. I have good memories shared with her through the years even though our paths took different turns in the later years. I e

  5. I’m really sorry to hear about Jane. While I have not seen her (or Mills) in several years, I certainly have fond memories of her when the family did get together. She was a beautiful person who loved her family immensely. I know my dad (Earl) thought a g

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