Lynne Stanley Hood

Metairie, Louisiana

Dec 1, 1931 – Jun 30, 2020 (Age 88)


December 1, 1931
June 30, 2020
Metairie, Louisiana


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Lynne Stanley Hood of New Orleans passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the age of 88. Lynne was born in Tyler, Texas on December 1, 1931 to James O. Stanley and Mamie Buckingham Stanley. She attended Tyler High School where she met the love of her life, F. Wilson Hood. They were married in...

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We share the feeling of loss with Lynne's friends and family. She and Wilson welcomed us into the Westside church family in 1965. They remained great friends and traveling companions long after we moved from New Orleans. Our many adventures together include: stranded on a less traveled road in Jamaica with three flat tires on our way to a goat BBQ; "nightclubbing" with the natives in Martinique; discovering the beauty of "undiscovered" Dominica in 1968; a...

Much comfort to all Lynne's family. She shared her life and talents with so many people. I have so many food memories and Symphony Book Fair ones. But what has stuck with me is an incident at United Churches of Algiers for the annual Christmas Toy shopping experience for mothers. The custodian had forgotten to open the door to the Toy Store room. While everyone was trying to find him, I decided to "think like a minor criminal" and noticed the vent on the door was screwed on...

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Grief Is not easy, memories help us cope. Thinking of you. Lots of love.

Group of 10 Memorial Trees

Lynn was a dear lovely lady. We shared many a meal around her table with our dinner group. She and Wilson we so kind to us when we lost our house in Katrina, giving us the keys to their condo to use while we tried to rebuild. We used it on several occasions while they were away on their summer trip that year. Reaching out to us was an act of kindness that was just like her. I should have tried harder to reach her these last few months. For that I am very sorry. But seeing her with a glass of...

God bless Lynne's sweet soul and all who grieve for her.