April 16, 1931 - January 10, 2018
Zelma Steele Hood, 86, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at the Meadows. She was born April 16, 1931 to the late John Thomas Steele and the late Ruthie Estelle Ammons Steele. She was a cherished mother, wife, grandmother, and great grandmother. She served the Lord and Saviour working along side her husband, minister C.D. Hood Jr. She enjoyed fishing, gardening beautiful flowers and spending time with her family. She was a member of First Baptist Church. The family would like to give special thanks to the Meadows staff and Sanctuary Hospice House for their care.
Services will be 1:00 pm on Saturday January 13, 2018 with visitation beginning at 11:00 all at Senter Funeral Home. Bro. Henry Jenkins will be officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Survivors include her daughter, Mitzi Dawn (Rodney) Stanford; sons: Mel Reed Hood of Beach Park, IL and Joel K. (Gina) Hood of Tupelo; granddaughters: Wendy Madsen, Hannah (Neil) Patterson, and Miranda (John) Jamerson; grandsons: Ross Hood, Jonathon (Kylene) Stanford, and Brandon Stanford; great-grandsons: Bryce and Collin Jamerson; great-granddaughter, Gabby Jamerson; sisters: Pearl Rogers, Betty Johnson, and Beatrice (James) Steele; several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband, C.D. Hood, Jr.; brothers: Garvin Travis Steele, Garvis Steele, John Reese Steele, twin-brother, Elmer Steele; sisters: Della Bates and Marie Mills.
Pallbearers are Ross Hood, Jonathon Stanford, Brandon Stanford, Neil Patterson, John Jamerson, and Ricky Steele.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to help children with cleft lip/palete in honor of Zelma. You can send online to Resurge International at www.resurge.org