Grace Hood

Grace HoodGrace Hood, 88, of Frederick died at 12:40 p.m. Oct. 14, 2012, at her home.

She was born July 29, 1924, in Schuyler County, a daughter of Oscar James and Emily Mabel Dodds Hood.

She was a receptionist and stenographer at Central Illinois Public Service in Beardstown from 1958 until 1984.

Surviving are many cousins.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Francis Hood; and one sister, Nancy Hood.

She was a member of Frederick Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Dr. E. Ambrose Stump officiating. Burial will follow in Messerer Cemetery near Frederick. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home in Rushville.

Memorials may be made to Frederick Christian Church.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/17/2012

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