Graveside Services Celebrating the Life of Mrs. Jeanette Ross Hood, 101 of Winnsboro, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, October 29, 2021 at the Myrtle Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home Winnsboro, LA.
Mrs. Hood was born on September 19, 1920 in Franklin Parish, LA to George L. and Cora Buie Ross and passed away on October 26, 2021 in Winnsboro, LA.
Mrs. Hood was a graduate of Fort Necessity High School in Fort Necessity, LA and attended Port Arthur Business College in Port Arthur, TX. She worked for the Port Arthur News and The Texas Company prior to her marriage to Jack Hood in 1944. In 1949, Mr. and Mrs. Hood went to Victoria, TX where they were engaged in the Office Supply Business for many years and were active in the church, civic, and social affairs of the city. Jeanette was a beloved member of First Baptist Church of Victoria for 65 years. She enjoyed her church activities, reading, traveling, and playing cards and Dominos along with working puzzles. She had a gentle spirit and her wise counsel made her service invaluable. Jeanette will best be remembered for her geniality. She was a gracious hostess and a welcomed guest.
Mrs. Hood is preceded in death by her parents, husband, five sisters, six brothers, and one step-brother.
Survivors include her nephew, James L. Lanier of Crowville, LA and a number of other nieces and nephews along with a host of friends in Victoria, TX.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.