Dateline: March 6, 2003
services for Mary S. Hood, age 86, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday,
March 4, 2003, in the Claude Cemetery with the Rev. Janet Edwards, pastor
of the First United Methodist Church in Claude, officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral
Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Hood died Friday, February 28, 2003.
She was born October 13, 1916, in Mesquite to Talmage and Jesse
Venner Smith. She married
Robert Lee Hood on June 17, 1940, in Bryson.
She was a schoolteacher and librarian for Fort Worth ISD and a
member of the Action United Methodist Church and sang with Granbury Melody
include her children, Tom Hood and wife Connie of Granbury, and Judy Cook
and husband Tony of Eminence, MO; sisters, Talmage Hawthorne of Acton and
Mildred Hickman of Dickenson; grandchildren, Tamra and Adam Hood and Judd
and Cody Cook; and two great grandchildren.
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