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Ellis Dean Hood


1926 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Ellis Dean Hood Obituary
ODESSA Ellis Dean Hood, age 87, of Odessa, passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 6:00 pm at his residence.

He was born in Owens, TX in Brown County on November 21, 1926 to the late Berry and Emma Hood.

He was the youngest of six siblings. Dean was a veteran of World War II and served in Japan in the mop up operation. He was a Sgt. MP in the US Army, leading to his working for a number of years in law enforcement and later in the oilfield.
He married Doris White in Odessa on February 2, 1950 with Rev. J.B. Dolan officiating.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 64 ½ years: Doris Hood of Odessa; two children: Sherry Cooney Robison and husband Mickey of Edmond, OK and Larry Dean Hood and wife Linda of Odessa; grandchildren: Patrick Dean Cooney and wife Tosha, Michael Cooney; step grandchildren: Hayley Fry Jordan and husband Stetson and Patrick Fry; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held in Odessa at 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the Lutheran Church of the Risen Lord at 21st and Grandview, Odessa, officiated by Rev. Jimmy Braswell and in Early, TX on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Early First Baptist Church at 2:00 pm, officiated by Pastor John Hood. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory and condolences to the family may be sent online at acreswestfuneral.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Dean's memory to Home Hospice, 516 N. Texas, Odessa, TX 79761.
Published in Odessa American on Sept. 2, 2014
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