Gerald Eugene Hood, 63, of Lake City died Friday, June 30, 2006, in Lake City> Born in Dixie, he was a lifelong resident of Lake City. He worked several years for A.D.T. and Frolic Footwear in Jonesboro and retired from General Electric.
He was a 1961 graduate of Lake City High School and a member of First Baptist Church of Lake City but attended Bowman Baptist Church. He was a member of the Lake City Masonic Lodge, and was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Gladys Berg Hood, and by a sister, Elizabeth Ann Hood.
Survivors include his wife, Patty Hood, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Celisa and Russell Wooten of Jonesboro, and Vanessa and Gene Rogers of Lake City; four brothers, Randy Hood and Terry Hood, both of Jonesboro, Tommy Hood of Nesbit, Miss., and Donald Hood of Lake City; and four grandchildren, Margaret Wooten, Morgan Wooten, Hunter Rogers and Landon Rogers.
The funeral was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 3, in Emerson Memorial Chapel at Jonesboro with Rev. Ryan Putman officiating. Burial was in Jonesboro Memorial Park.
Active pallbearers were Randy Jeffers, Billy Anderson, Jim Robertson, Johnny Maynard, Mack DeFries, Donnie Mize, Donnie Peaster and Sonny Barker.
Honorary pallbearers were his Sunday School class at Bowman Baptist Church, members of the Lake City Masonic Lodge and his coffee shop friends.
The online registry is available at www.emersonfuneralhome.com.