DU QUOIN - Ty Michael Hood, 3 years, 8 months; and Emily Grace Hood, 2 years, four months, died Friday, March 15, 2013.
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Ty was born July 13, 2009 in Sparta, and Emily was born Oct. 14, 2010, in Carbondale, to Adam Hood and Amber Rucks.
Survivors include their parents, Adam Hood and Amber Rucks, both of Du Quoin; grandparents, Thomas and wife Peggy Buzzard of Knoxville, Tenn., Tim and wife Janet Rucks of Sparta, Kevin Hood and Tracy Mapps of Du Quoin; several aunts, uncles, cousins; and many friends and family.
The children were preceded in death by their great-grandmother, Joyce Prest; and great-grandma Rucks.
Services for both children will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Church of Latter Day Saints, with First Counselor John Fraedich officiating. Interment will be in Tilden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Memorials may be made to Walker Funeral Home, c/o Kevin Hood, 112 South Poplar Street Carbondale, Illinois 62901 to help out family with expenses.
Walker Funeral Home and Crematory of Carbondale is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on Mar. 19, 2013