Clarice E. Hood, age 94, of Ormond Beach, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2012. Clarice was born January 5, 1918, in Catawba County, North Carolina to the late Ada (Leatherman) and Oliver Jarrett. In 1959 Clarice and her husband, Guy, moved to Florida with their five children. She worked twenty years for Winn Dixie in Bellair Plaza, Daytona Beach. During her time there she worked her way up to management. Clarice was a devoted member of Christ United Methodist Church in Holly Hill where she spent many hours working in the thrift shop and kitchen. Her niece, Janice Phillips, devoted much time helping Clarice in her church endeavors. She is preceded in death by her husband Guy R. Hood, siblings, and granddaughter Jill Ramsey.
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Survivors include her children, Julia (Tom) Ramsey, Ronnie (Nancy) Hood, Robert (Rita) Hood, Barbara Newton, and Terry (Dawn) Hood; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many extended family members and friends. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The ARC of Volusia, Inc., 100 Jimmy Huger Circle, Daytona Beach, FL 32117. Clarice's life will be celebrated by the family at a later date. Arrangements are under the careful direction of Lohman Funeral Home Daytona Beach. Condolences for the family may be shared at www.lohmanfuneralhomes.com
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on June 10, 2012