Kimberly Hodges-Houck
Kimberly Hodges-Houck

Obituary of Kimberly Hodges-Houck

Kimberly Hodges-Houck, age 49, of Clyde Cornett Rd., Vilas, passed away Monday evening, July 15, 2019 at her home. Born January 2, 1970 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Lois Greene Hodges and the late Johnny Wilburn Hodges. Kim was a devoted Christian and a life-long member of Clarks Creek Baptist Church. She was well known for her radiant smile, her love for children, and her love for all her customers at Mountain Looks Hair Salon. Most of all, she loved her Lord and family. She always enjoyed riding horses in her spare time.

Kim is survived by her husband, Jerry Wayne Houck; her mother, Lois Hodges and companion, Neal Allison; sister, Teresa Hodges-Riley and husband, Jimmy, brother, John Hodges and wife, Megan, all of Banner Elk; son, Jake Houck and wife, Kate, and granddaughter, Hayden Houck, all of Sugar Grove; nieces Brianna and Emma Hodges; nephew, Dalton Hodges; and mother and father-in-law, Jerry and Lois Houck. Three uncles, six aunts, and numerous cousins also survive.

In addition to her father, Johnny Wilburn Hodges, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Arlie and Wilma Hodges and Robert and Lillie Greene.

Funeral services for Kimberly Hodges-Houck will be conducted Thursday morning, July 18, at 11 oclock, at Clarks Creek Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor David Lunceford, Rev. Mike Townsend and Rev. Rick Critcher. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 oclock at Austin & Barnes. At other times, the family will be at the residence, 185 Clyde Cornett Road, Vilas, NC 28692.

The family respectfully request no food. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Medi Home Health and Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 102, Boone, NC 28607.

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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Houck family.