07/29/07 — BRENDA H. ROYAL

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May 11, 1953-July 17, 2007

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Brenda Hodges Royal, 54, formerly of Warsaw, died Tuesday in Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn. Mrs. Royal was born to the late Charles Hodges Jr. and Katie Miller Hodges of Warsaw. She was the widow of Charles Royal. Mrs. Royal received her education in New York and New Jersey. Her entire career was with Random House Publishing Inc., New York, N.Y.

Memorial service will be held today at 4 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel of Warsaw with Minister Elma M. Hodges and Deacon Thomas C. Hodges officiating.

Survivors include two children, Tawanna Royal of Hampton, Va. and Maurice Royal of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a granddaughter, Breanna Royal of Hampton Va.; one brother, Charles "Bro" "Chuck" Hodges of Warsaw, N.C.; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Macy and Ronnie Bell of Hampton, Va. and Linda A. Hodges of Hampton, Va.

The family will fellowship at the home of her late grandfather, Sam Miller on Sam Miller Road following the memorial service.


Published in Obituaries on July 29, 2007 11:28 AM