Mrs. Elna Marie Hughes Hood

Elna Marie Hughes Hood, age 77, of Hamilton, Alabama, passed away Monday, December 21, 2009 at her residence.

Visitation, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 22, 2009, Hamilton Funeral Home.  Funeral service, 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel.  Preston Headrick and Ted Burleson officiating.  Burial in Old Ireland Cemetery.

Mrs. Hood was born November 17, 1932, in Haleyville, Alabama, to the late Robert "Shorty" and Jessie Hyde Hughes.  She was a Homemaker.

She is survived by 5 children, Donna Hood Nixon, William (Bill) Hood, Jessie Hood Martin, Rose Hood Rodocker, and Dorothy Hood Reaves; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert "Shorty" and Jessie Hyde Hughes; her husband, Roy Vernon Hood; 1 son, Paul Wayne Hood; 2 daughters, Mary Hood, and Carolyn Sue Hood; 1 grandson, Jeremy Loveless; 1 sister, Carol Hughes Dodd; and 1 brother, Derwood Hughes.

Hamilton Funeral Home directing, 150 Falcon Circle., P.O. Box 274, Hamilton, AL. 205-921-3197 - Fax: 205-921-3790. Hackleburg Funeral Home - P.O. Box 169, Hackleburg, AL. 35564 - 205-935-3854 - Fax: 205-921-3790.