Memphis Lawyer Dies

Memphis lawyer James W. Hodges Jr. died Feb. 25 at the age of 58. He earned his law degree from the Nashville School of Law in 1982 and joined his father's firm in Memphis, where he practiced with an emphasis in criminal law for many years. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Central Church, 205 Winchester, Collierville, on Saturday at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Kidney Foundation or the American Heart Society in his name. Read more from the Commercial Appeal