Geneva C. Hood

Born: Fri., Feb. 9, 1917
Died: Wed., Jul. 18, 2012

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Services for Geneva Catherine Hood, 95, will be held at Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson, Illinois, at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 23rd. The Rev. Dan Doty will officiate. Visitation will be at the Funeral Home for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the New Cemetery, Robinson, Illinois.
A memorial service for Mrs. Hood will be held at Westminster Village, 2025 East Lincoln Street, Bloomington, Illinois, on Wednesday, July 25, at 10:30 AM. The Rev. Keith Ferguson will officiate.
Mrs. Hood died peacefully at Martin Health Center at 7:30 AM on Wednesday, July 18th. She was born February 9th, 1917, in Bellair, Illinois, the daughter of Arthur and Jennie Hopper Fouty. She married J. Walter Hood on August 9th, 1936, in Henderson, Kentucky. Mr. Hood died on January 24, 2011.
Survivors include two daughters Beverly (Dan) Doty of Eureka, Illinois, and Linda (Richard) Hite of Galena, Ohio. Also surviving are four grandchildren: Jeffrey W. (Sarah) Walkington, Gregory A. (Lisa) Walkington, Leah G. Serrano, and Susan E. (Andrew) Argo. There are eight great-grandchildren: Ellen R. and John H. Walkington; Colette P. and Luc B. Walkington; Hope G. and Ella M. Serrano; Catherine O. and Emma V. Argo.
Her early years were spent in Robinson, Illinois. She graduated from Robinson High School. Earlier in life she had active memberships in the First Christian Church in Robinson, Illinois, and in St Andrew's United Methodist Church in Findlay, Ohio. She had a heart for young people and helped with the youth groups in both of those congregations. Her current membership is at Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomington, Illinois.
She was on the Girl Scout Board in Findlay, Ohio and also active in the hospital auxiliary there. She was a PEO, having been affiliated with chapters in Ohio, New Jersey, and currently Chapter HP in Bloomington.
Her hobbies included house boating on Lake Erie, reading, gourmet cooking, entertaining, and travel. Primarily she was deeply involved with her many, many friends, sending cards and notes. She never forgot a birthday. Her most favorite times were the times she spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She devoted her life to her family. For nearly seventy-five years she worked with her husband in an extraordinary team. She was a true blessing to both her family and friends.
The family would like to thank the staff of Westminster Village and Martin Health Center for the fifteen years of love given to both Walt and Geneva.
Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomington, or the Westminster Village Foundation.

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07/24/2012 -

Bill Barrett

We are very sorry to hear of Aunt Geneva's passing. Beverly, Linda and family are all in our prayers. God Bless. Elaine, Susan and Bill Barrett

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