Ella Mae Hodges Sink, age 88 of Salem was born July 7, 1931 and at 4:08 a.m. Wednesday, March 11th the same Spirit who breathed life into Ella “granny” reclaimed her last breath, and so the spirit in her may join that of her savior. She will be joining her family who have preceded her in death, her husband, George “Kenneth” Sink Jr; mother, Emma Goldie Hodges; father, Ted Hodges; brothers, John William Hodges and Denvil Lloyd Hodges.
Ella Mae formerly of Rocky Mount VA resided in Martinsville VA with her husband, children and grandchildren where she was employed at Sales Knitting, but her greatest pleasures was her family in whom she took great pride and she waits to be joined by those she has left behind; her son, Nelson Allen Sink; daughter, Charlotte Elaine Harmon; grandchildren Dakota Alan Carrington, Rhonda Gail Sink Waddell and Christie Sink Honeycutt and great-grandchildren Brenton Codi Amos, Caleb Michael Amos, Chloe Marissa Amos and Weston Elvis Honeycutt. Also, she is survived by her sisters, Helen Hodges Quinn, Shirley Hodges Tosh and Minnie Hodges Hankins and countless niece and nephews whom she loved dearly.
Those who wish to celebrate the life of Ella Mae Sink are asked to join the family at Woodlawn Baptist Church on Saturday March 14 at 1 p.m. for the viewing and at 2 p.m. for the service with graveside service to follow at Hodges-Lynch Cemetery. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.