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Martha Hood

February 24, 1949 ~ March 28, 2021 (age 72)


Martha Hood

February 24, 1949 ~ March 28, 2021 (age 72)

Martha L Hood was born February 24, 1949 in Saulsbury, Tennessee to the late Columbus ‘Pete’ Hood and Nonie Mae Hood.

She accepted Christ as her personal Savior at an early age at Bowden Hill CME Church. Right after high school she moved to Memphis for better opportunities. She became a member of one of the first women acapella spiritual groups The Mellorettes. She later became a long lasting group member of The Memphis Stars of Faith Gospel Group where she performed faithfully until her health declined.

She leaves to mourn her passing, a loving son Orlando Hood; a loving honorary daughter-n- law Tanice Knox; two brothers Columbus ‘Chris’ Hood and John Hood; One sister Geneva Trabue; Eight grandchildren, Two great-grandchildren, a host of nieces , nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Martha was preceded in death by one brother James ‘Bam’ Hood; two sisters Peggy Gillum (Osborne) and Johnnie Hood.
On March 28, 2021 another angel gained her wings. Martha L Hood passed at Methodist University Hospital at the age of 72. You are no longer in pain sweetie. Rest in Peace.

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 Service Program


April 10, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Jerome Boyd Chapel at Dixie Funeral Home
750 Bills Street
Bolivar, Tennessee 38008

Graveside Service
April 10, 2021

1:30 PM
Mt. Zion Cemetery
Lake Hardeman Road
Saulsbury, TN 38067

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