Barbara Ann Bodley • June 3, 2021

Barbara Ann Bodley, age 83 of Pensacola, Florida, passed away on June 3, 2021 at Sacred Heart Hospital.

Visitation for Mrs. Bodley will be 11AM – 1PM on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, followed by her Celebration of Life service at 1PM with Pastor Ferry Nye and Pastor Christopher Bodley officiating. She will be entombed at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

Barbara was born February 4, 1938 in Camden, Alabama to Lewis Hardley and Eula D Samuel. She was a retired Educator, teaching school in Chicago Public School system for 36 years and was a member of Jehovah Lutheran Church.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Lewis and Eula Hardley; her sister, Molly Johnson; and her brother, Clarence Hardley.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Arthur Lee Bodley; her sons, Christopher Bodley (Shikina) and Derek Bodley (Monique); her grandsons, Caleb Bodley, Kairos Bodley, Khanan Bodley, Simeon Bodley, and Samuel Bodley; her sisters, Victoria McAdoo and Bettye Moss; and her brother, Lewis Hardley, Jr. (Jeanette) and Sister in Law Jennette Hardley.

The family would like to thank Janice Andress, Dorothy Dickerson, and Doris McCormick (mom’s beautician) and David Ludwig, Musician.

The service will be available via live webcast for anyone that cannot attend. You may watch the webcast live and/or for 90 days after day of service by entering this website address into one of the compatible browsers (Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox on a Windows computer/phone or Safari on an Apple Mac/iPhone):

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  1. Cheryl Lewis says:

    My prayers are with you all. May our God of peace and love comfort and give you strength. Love you all.

  2. Floetta Lyles says:

    My BEAUTIFUL Bodley family, May Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ give you all STRENGTH, Comfort and Peace. 🙏🙏🙏

  3. Deborah Allen says:

    May God give you peace. Know that we are thinking of you and praying for you. Love to all.

  4. Doretha White says:

    Our hearts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. May God comfort each one as only HE can. Peace be with you.

  5. Pratt&Toni Hardley says:

    And God shall wipe away all tears from their eye; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. May she rest in peace. Pratt& Toni Hardley, Miami Gardens,Fla

  6. Ronald L Hardy says:


  7. Yvonne Jeffries says:

    By the grace of God, each of you in your own way will remember how your Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Mother-in-Law and friend lived love and loved life. Until then, be at peace.

  8. Lakia Wilson-Lumpkins says:

    Lifting the Bodley family and friends in prayer. Hold fast to Jesus’ words, “blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”

  9. Morlan and Loudalia O'bryan says:

    To Pastor Bodley, Sister Shikina and the family. We the O’Bryan family continue to hold you up in prayers. May God give you strength and peace in such a time like this. We love you, we love mom always a beautiful presence. May she Rest In Heavenly Peace.

  10. Abigail Johnson says:

    My deepest Condolences to the Bodley family.

  11. Deborah Hardy Dickinson says:

    Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories. Our prayer is that the hearts of Family and Friends will be comforted as they reflect on the wonderful times that were shared with their beloved Barbara. Love, Herman & Deborah Dickinson, Cleveland, OH

  12. Pamela Deloney says:

    The Odom’s send their love and prayers. Trust God!!! Love you all.

  13. Pauletta Rogers says:

    For Where 2 or MORE are gathered in HIS name…
    HE is in THE Midst

  14. Alicia Ellis says:

    Luther South High School class of 1984 sends their love and condolences to Pastor Chris and his family.

  15. Serbrina L Snowden says:

    We are sending our deepest condolences to all the Bodley family. Mrs. Bodley was a sweet, kind woman of God and will be sorely missed. We are praying for the peace of God which passes all understanding will keep your hearts and minds through this time of grief. Love your sister and brother, Ray & Serbrina Snowden and family 🙏

  16. Gayle Wooten says:

    The Wooten Family sends our deepest sympathy for the loss
    of Mrs Barbara Bodley. She is resting comfortably with our Lord and Savior. Be at Peace. God can take it from here.

  17. Johann, JaHanna, Tramaine, and Kory says:

    May God’s Love give you comfort during this time of loss. Know that you are in our prayers.

  18. Johann, JaHanna, Tramaine, and Kory says:

    You are in our prayers.

  19. M. Gaston says:

    I know what such a loss feels like and I pray God will comfort and keep the entire family.

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