Elizabeth C. Hood
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Elizabeth "Betty" Cox Hood, age 82, of Killen, passed away on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Visitation will be at the First Presbyterian Church of Florence on Saturday, March 15, from 2 until 4 p.m., with the memorial service at 4 p.m. Reverend Dr. Richard Gillespie is officiating.
Betty is survived by her husband, Henry L. Hood, of 62 years; two daughters, Claire Donaldson (Eugene), of Homewood, Ala., and Ann McClure (Garry), of Huntsville, Ala.; four grandchildren, Lee McClure (Jamie), of Vestavia Hills, Ala., Thomas McClure, of Huntsville, Ala., Deborah Donaldson, of Homewood, Ala., and Martin Donaldson, of Atlanta, Ga.; and two great-grandsons, Miller and Carter McClure.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Marion Cox, of Union Springs, Ala.
Betty attended Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga. and Auburn University where she graduated in 1952 with a B.S. in Elementary Education. While at Auburn she was a member of Phi Mu sorority, homecoming queen, and a Glomerata Beauty. She taught at Randolph School and in the Madison County school district. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Florence and a member of The Firenze Study Club. Betty enjoyed refinishing and collecting early american furniture. She loved the beach and spending time with family.
The family would like to thank her doctors and the CCU staff at ECM for their kindness.
In lieu of flowers, gifts or contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Florence, 224 E. Mobile St., Florence, AL 35630, or
Elkins Funeral Home of Florence would like to invite you to leave condolences at elkinsfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Florence Times Daily on Mar. 14, 2014