JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Wanda Lou Hood 

Wanda Lou Hood, 81, of Okeechobee, Fla. and formerly 
of Mt. Vernon died 3:07 a.m. Jan. 13, 2003, at Columbia 
Raulerson Hospital in Okeechobee, Fla. She was a homemaker 
and beautician. 

Mrs. Hood was born Oct. 2, 1921, in Mt. Vernon to Marsh and 
Izetta (Pemberton) Harpole. She married Gale Hood March 9, 1960, 
in Nashville; he survives. 

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hughey 
Funeral Home. Pastor Troy Warner will officiate. Burial will 
be at Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. 
Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home. 

In addition to her husband she is survived by three sons, 
Larry Prior and Freda of LaCenter, Ky., Lendell Prior and wife 
Jackie of Mt. Vernon, and Michael Hood and friend Amber of San 
Antonio, Texas; one sister, Marjorie Earls of Mt. Vernon; 11 
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; also several nieces 
and nephews. 

Mrs. Hood was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, 
Edwin Harpole and Elgin Harpole; and two sisters, Evelyn Deichman 
and Zelma Warren. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, 
where you may call 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.  

 
Date: Jan 14 2003  
Source: Unknown Paper
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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