- Cullman, Alabama

February 2, 2013

Marian L. Hood

Nichols Funeral Home

— Marian L. Hood

Marian L. Hood, 71, of Addison, entered into rest on Friday, February 1, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born March 21, 1941 to James and Evelyn Ray in Westernport, Maryland. In her 50’s, she completed her G.E.D. just to show her grandchildren the importance of an education. Mrs. Hood enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2013 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Addison, where services will be held Monday at 2 p.m., in the chapel. Burial will be in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery. Reverend Samuel Tucker and Reverend Delbert Freeman will officiate.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Delmer H. Hood; daughters, Barbara (Yogi) Cutcher, Patty Hood, Rhonda (Mike) Langley, and Sharon (Roger) Naylor; brother, James (Bonnie) Ray; sisters, June Jones and Willa (Ralph) Reillo; grandchildren, Bethany (Drew) Powell, Brittany (Mike) Duke, Amanda (Brandon) Bartlett, Kaydi Langley, Noah Langley, Matt Naylor, and John Naylor; great-grandchildren, AnnaBeth Powell, Allie Ruth Powell, Braden Smith, Cohen Duke, Ava Claire Bartlett, and Braylee Cate Bartlett; in-laws, Wendell and Icey Lee Hayes; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Evelyn Ray; sisters, Mary Jo Hellyer and Carol Leonberger; and brothers, Bill Ray and Carl “Butch” Ray.

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