Helen L. Hodge, 97, widow of Frasier Parrott Hodge, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Porter Boyce and Alma Baker Boyce. Mrs. Hodge was a member of Providence Baptist Church. Surviving are two sons, Harry F. Hodge of Bishopville and Clarence L. Hodge (Joyce Marilyn) of Sumter; a daughter, Rena Ann Dean (Dan) of Toccoa, GA; two sisters, Margie Rogers of Joanna, SC, and Mildred Burress of Sumter; eight grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Hodge; three brothers, Charles, Dan and P.T. Boyce; two sisters, Pearlene Outlaw and Betty Poland. Graveside services will be held at 4 P.M. Saturday at the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jim Palmer officiating. The family will receive friends following the graveside services. All attendees are asked to wear masks and maintain social distancing during the graveside services. Memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, Sumter, SC 29150 Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.