Montez Hood

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Montez Forrester Hood


Montez Ophelia Forrester Hood, 93, of Greenville, widow of the late John T. Hood, passed away Friday, August 17, 2012.

She was the daughter of the late Riley and Effie Burns Forrester.

Montez was a member of Tremont Church of God and attended as long as her health permitted.

She is survived by two sisters in law, Lou Ellen H. Holcombe, and Mary H. Scarborough; one brother in law, Winfred Scarborough; and several cousins, nieces, nephews, and great nieces.

Montez was the last surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by one daughter, Nancy Montez Hood; two brothers, Fred Forrester and C.D. Forrester; three sisters, Myrtle Forrester Foister, Margaret Forrester Hawkins, and Jamie Forrester Callaway.

The family will receive friends on Monday, August 20, 2012 at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown from 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm followed by the Funeral Service at 1:30 pm in the Chapel. Burial will take place at Greenville Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, 15 Oregon St., Greenville, SC 29605.

The family is at their respective homes.

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Funeral Home
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 19, 2012