Iva Lois Hood

Iva Lois Hood

Mrs. Iva Lois Hood, age 88 of Quitman, was carried through the gates of heaven Sunday, December 1, 2019. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to many.

Lois grew up near Gaars Mill and graduated from Sikes High School. After living in the New Orleans area for 55 years, Gene and Lois relocated to Quitman. She was a full time homemaker who enjoyed serving their church in several areas. In addition, she was president of the New Orleans W.M.U. Association and she served on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Baptist Childrens Home of Monroe. Lois will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Friends visited with the family at Edmonds Funeral Home Monday, December 2, 2019 from 1:00pm until 2:00pm. Funeral services were held at 2:00pm with Reverend Stuart Toms officiating. Interment was at Friendship Cemetery, near Sikes, under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Terry Hood and wife Carol; grandchildren, Teresa Thomas and husband Tracy, Shawn Hood and wife Ashley; great grandchildren, Cate Thomas, Lauren Thomas, Austin Hood, Addison Hood; brothers, Glen Burnett and wife Norma, Ray Burnett and wife Dale; sisters, Beth B. Mock and husband Chester, Dianne Burnett.

Mrs. Hood was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Eugene R. Hood; parents, Grady and Lessie Burnett.

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