Paula Maria Hodges, age 42, of Stone Mountain, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Paula was born in Jamaica and was a Registered Nurse at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. She is survived by her husband of 10 years, Randall Hodges; two children, Adian Hodges and Joshua Hodges; her parents, Fagan Ellis and Judith Ellis, both of Brooklyn, NY; two brothers, Kerpatrick Ellis and Gavie Ellis, both of NY; a sister, Naila Hodges of Jamaica; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Interment will follow the service at East Shadowlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday, April 21, 2017 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550

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  1. Rest in Eternal Peace, Paula.

    Our sincerest condolences to the family for your invaluable loss. Sending prayers to all of you during this difficult time.

    Revelation 21:4 ~ “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

    The Campbells (friends of Apples)

  2. God needed another beautiful angel to do all the remarkable thingz that angelz do…haven’t seen u in so many decadez…but…u are family and I love u just the same…sleep in God’z armz baby doll…for…that iz the promised sweetest rest…with love alwayzzz…stephan @ applez…???z!!!

  3. I’m so heartbroken because I’m all the way in Jamaica but my heart is with the family…. Paula may your soul rest in peace…. Uncle Robin

  4. My prayers and condolences are with the entire family… Paula you fulfilled your mission that God have a sign to you… first you were a daughter then a sister… a niece, a cousin, a wife, a mother, the nurse, a co-woker… Now in the harms of sweet deliverance… as an Angel… you will rest by and by… sleep on baby girl… God need another Angel so He chose you. U always will be loved!!! NOW R. I. P

  5. Although I do not know you and we never met I’m sorry for the loss of your family. I will keep especially your children and husband in prayer God bless your soul.

  6. Paula you left early but an indelible mark will remain with your family
    RIP.My condolence goes out to Judith and Fagan and the numerous families and friends who mourn.Let us remember we have hope
    Keep hope alive.

  7. Paula you left with love when you flew away,and a piece of me went went with you that day rest in peace.

  8. May Almighty God comfort your dear family and friends in this of need. Please find comfort in reading these scriptures knowing that He cares for you. 2Cor 1:3,4 Isaiah 26:19

  9. Rest in peace cuz, Lord Jesus keep her family and friends in the palm of your mighty hands…

  10. Its been over twenty years since I last saw you, after graduating from Mount Alvernia High School. Un-behalf of the graduating class of ’93, sincere condolences to your family. Earth has lost a beautiful soul but a more beautiful angel is rejoicing in heaven. Sleep on and take your rest until we meet again! ?

  11. Paula I was lucky enough to have met you to see your beautiful smile and feel your kind heart that everybody talk so much about that others too had the pleasure of being in your presence to experience first hand.
    Rest In Peace Paula.

    You’re Truly An ANGEL

  12. Pula your amazing beautiful soul ..will never forget that Chinese food! .
    Lol “I love food right ” But your in peace with God . You made it to heaven and that’s a life time accomplishment you my cousin ❤ SIP

  13. Those we hold closest in our hearts never truly leave us, they live in the kindness they have shared and the love they have brought into our lives….S.I.P. Cuz

  14. Another beautiful Angel is watching over us….smiling down at the love, togetherness, happy tears showed by her friends and families….the memories will live on in our lives. My condolences to Aunty Judith and our families….May we find comfort in each other’s memories and laughter of Paula….we love you!

  15. It’s always hard to say goodbye to a loved one, but it’s never good bye, because u will always be with us in our Hearts n thoughts…Rest in Paradise Cuz

  16. To Aunty Judith and our family – May you find peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead & loving memories of Paula to hold in your heart. S.I.P Paula

  17. Paula
    May your soul rest in peace but your spirits shall live on!
    Lord guide and protect her family in this time of despair.
    My heart felt condolences to the family.

    Chin and Samia

  18. Paula…… Sweet precious Paula… May your soul rest in peace. My sincere condolences to your family. You will be missed. XOXO! SIP.

  19. Paula rest in peace and may god be with your family at this time. Even though we haven’t seen each other in a while you will always have a special place in my heart.

  20. Like a comet blazing ‘cross the evening sky
    Gone too soon
    You are sadly and deeply missed Paula , you were such a gentle and quiet soul, may God strengthen your family in their time of mourning and send them signs of comfort.

  21. Rest up Paula, we will take it from here, you will never be forgotten; Love you always….!!! #WeFamily

  22. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel. You will be missed Paula, but the impressions you have made on our hearts will forever live on. M.A.H.S. class of “93” will always hold you close in our hearts . Condolences to your family. Sleep in peace until we meet again.

  23. Oh Paula this is painful. I searched for you high and low only to now hear that you are no longer with us. May your soul rest in peace. Love Ayo.

  24. We met in 1988 the first year of high school M.A.H.S. We both graduated and migrated and met up again in Ny. We lost touch and I have been looking for you ever since. May God’s perpetual light continue to shine on you my friend. RIP? You will be missed.

  25. I went to high school with Paula and always admired her for quiet n pleasant disposition. She is gone but will never be forgotten. Rest in peace hon. My Condolences to her family

  26. Paula we met in 1988 at MAHS we spent five years together, you were always smiling and a quiet girl. May your soul rest in peace

  27. Paula, a sweet and pleasant person,always wearing always smile. Our paths have never crossed after those wonderful days at MAHS. We will surely meet again in heaven. Sleep on sweet angel.

  28. Paula, I haven’t seen you since we graduated MAHS,it saddens my heart to hear of your passing, my condolences to your family, rest in peace dear

  29. My condolences to her family. RIP Paula. God new why he needed you because you are an angel. You were a humble and quiet person. You are at peace. One love you sweet soul.

  30. May her Soul Rest in Peace, Condolences to her family.May her children , family and husband be comforted in this their time of grief.
    Alvernian 88-93

  31. May you rest in the everlasting arms of Jesus, May the angels of the lord bring comfort to your family. Fly on home and take your rest Paula you have grown your wings

  32. Paula, you will always be in our hearts and the many others that loved you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Judith and the rest of the family during this difficult time. Blessed are those that Mourn for they shall be comforted….saith the Lord…Sleep in Paradise Paula…..Uncle Noel loves you

  33. A humble spirit in life and undoubtedly a soaring spirit in the after life. My deepest sympathy to the Ellis/Hodges family.

  34. May your soul rest in perfect peace. God saw that you were tired and gentle called you home. Sleep well Paula

  35. Paula, you were one of kind, sweet, caring and always smiling, you have left a print on my heart that l will never forget from the first day we met at MAHS. God has chosen you to come home for a reason and he will take care of your family for you…RIP sweet Paula

  36. Paula was always a humble person and kindhearted. Always have a smile on her face. We met at primary school and moved to high school together. An humble angel has gone home to rest. Sleep on my friend

  37. We went to pry schl onto high school. You were one of the most humble and quiet person have ever known. Your work on earth is done and the creator now has new task for you in heaven. Sleep in perpetual peace my friend. May your family finds comfort in the arms of the lord. R.I.P

  38. We attended high school together and you were always a very quiet person. Now you’ve gone on to be one of God’s angels. May your soul rest in perfect peace Paula.

  39. May god put her in a special place, where she be watching the people who loved and cherished her ….god rest her soul in peace.

  40. Paula, you have touched many lives with your love, patience, and caring ways. I will always remember our wonderful time at M.A.H.S. May your soul RIP. My condolences to your family and loved ones.

  41. I met Paula at M A H S , very quite but all smiles .it’s heart rendering hearing of her passing but I know that she is in a better place. My condolences to her family….sleep on my sister until we meet again..

  42. Dale may the most high grant you all the strength you need to get through this time. May all the wonderful priceless memories be a comfort to you and your boys. Rest in supreme light dear Paula.

  43. Condolences to you and your family Dale. She is at peace, no more pain and she is watching over you. She is now your guardian angel..

  44. It’s only today that I’ve come to realize that you have departed from this life Paula. We were part of the graduating class of 1988 from Barracks Road Primary School. We moved on to M.A.H.S. we graduated in class of 93. It’s been over a 20yrs but the treasured memories of you from then will always be in my heart. Beautiful you were both inside and outside. S.I.P Paula. We all love you but God loves you best.
    May the Holy Spirit continue to give your family comfort.

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