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Obituary: Jackie Eugene Hood

June 16, 2014

Mr. Jackie Eugene Hood, age 75, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Madison, Florida.

Mr. Hood was born in Jacksonville, Fl on October 31, 1938, the son of Joseph Hampford Hood and Virdie Lovenia Davis Hood. He moved to the Cherry Lake area of Madison County 48 years ago coming from Tampa, Fl.

He was a truck driver for Madison House, worked at Bassett's Dairy taking care of livestock, and at Walkers Ranch. He loved the outdoors and raised cows, hogs and other animals. He was a Christian and was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Rachel Collins Hood of Cherry Lake. One son Jackie Hood (Dana) of Weekiwachia, Fl. Four daughters, Darlene Jones (David) of Gainesborough, TN Theresa Williams (Lee) of Pinetta, Fl., Linda Gills (James) of Wilson, N.C., And Dianna Harry (Sammy) of Madison, Fl. Thirteen Grandchildren, Samantha Hood, Tony Hood, Joey Williams, Justin Williams, Beverly Gillis, Jimmy Gillis, Sammy Harry, Morgen Harry, Mary Beth Harry, Nickie Thurston, Johnny Turney, and Kevin Turney. Six great grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his parents, a grandson Jason Turney, 3 brothers and 6 sisters.


A memorial service will he held at a later date.

Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel in charge of arrangements.


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