December 27, 2009
VERONA — Martha Hood, 67, died Dec. 25, 2009, at Aurora Australis Lodge in Columbus. Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Robert Fowlkes officiating. Burial will follow at Hatley Cemetery. Mrs. Hood was born Aug. 30, 1942, in Columbus to Lonnie and Peggy Langford. She was a homemaker and a seamstress working for Amory Garment, Sharp Garment and Burris Chair Factory. She was a member of Open Door Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Charlotte Lucille Hood; grandson, Kyle Lee Whitaker, and brother, Berry Langford. She is survived by her husband, Wiley Hood Jr. of Verona; daughters, Candus Red Whitaker of Shannon, Mary Melissia Warren of Nettleton, and Lisa Marie Langford of Columbus; son, Gerald Hood of Amory; sisters, Mary Lucas McDill of Columbus and Bonnie Hudson Silas of San Antonio; brother, Jerry Langford of Columbus; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Wayne Pieces, Andrew Shrock, Jay Barns, Johnny and Cody Hood and John McDill Jr.