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Betty Adams Hood
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home
Dianne McMillan Burke
Betty Adams Hood, age 91, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 21, 2018, at Ogeechee Area Hospice, surrounded by her loving family.
    Betty was born in Savannah on August 13, 1927, to the late George and Daisy Adams and had lived most of her life in Bulloch County.
    Betty was employed for many years as a seamstress at the sewing factory in Pembroke and later worked for the Georgia Southern Bookstore, working there for 12 years.
    But her most enjoyable job was that of being a homemaker. Betty was a wonderful cook and was well-known for her cornbread dressing and creamed corn. She spent many hours cooking for family and friends who were ill or who had experienced a death in their families. Mrs. Hood very much enjoyed entertaining her family at Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holidays and was a faithful member of Trinity Baptist Church, where she attended the Roscoe Roberts Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the God’s Companion Group.
    In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Hugh Lawrence Hood Jr.
    Mrs. Hood is survived by her children, Barbara Lanier and her husband, Billy, of Nevils; Joseph Hood and his wife, Pat; Jack Hood and his wife, Karen; Jimmy Hood and H.L. Hood III, all of Bulloch County; sisters, Katie Adams and Dorthey A. Holtz, both of Savannah; Joan A. McElveen and her husband, Kenneth, of Brooklet; and June A. Harville and her husband, Kenneth, of Statesboro; brothers, Dean Adams and his wife, Jean, of Pembroke; and Leon Adams and his wife, Gail, of Ellabell; eight grandchildren, Christy L. Inman, Leigh L. Price, Dana Marie Haas, Michael Hood, Jennifer Hood, Allen Hood, Brandon Hood and Joseph Hood; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
    The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 24, 2018, in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Eason officiating. The burial will follow in Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
    Pallbearers will be: Allen Hood, Brandon Hood, Joseph Hood, Michael Hood, Billy Haas, Roger Inman, Michael Price and Christopher McKinney.
    Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Roscoe Roberts Sunday School Class.
    The family of Mrs. Hood would like to acknowledge and give special thanks to the caring staff of Ogeechee Area Hospice for their excellent care at their inpatient facility and also extend appreciation to Drs. Scott Bohlke, Michael Taormina and Harsh Bhushan for their devoted care over the past months.
    Please visit our online memorial at to sign the guestbook and share fond memories with the Hood family.
    In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Georgia 30459; or Trinity Baptist Church, 1172 Nevils-Denmark Road, Pembroke, Georgia 31321.
    Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, October 24, 2018

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