Mrs. Hood died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at The Oaks at Scenic View.
Born March 7, 1918, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Tom and Nora McEntire Chambers. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Lester Hood; a son, Leon Hood; a brother, Haskel Chambers; and sisters, Nella Holcomb, Carolyn Crane and Marie Dillard.
Mrs. Hood was employed by Scovill and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.
Surviving are daughter and son-in-law, Mary Frances and Bill Jarrard of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Stephanie Hood of Stockbridge; brother and sister-in-law, Orem and Jessie Lou Chambers of Cleveland; sisters, Ruth Fortenberry of Demorest, Evelyn Wilson of North Carolina and Blanche Carpenter of North Augusta, S.C.; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
November 14, 2012