Lola "Joan" Hood

May 5, 1929May 8, 2019

Lola “Joan” Hood, 90, of Kingsport, went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 8, 2019. She was born in Greene County, TN to the late Victoria and Paulene Mullins. Joan was a longtime member of Sullivan Baptist Church. She enjoyed being outdoors, either working in her garden or camping, both of which kept her very active. Joan was a loving wife of 66 years, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Those that preceded her in death, include her parents, Victoria Adams Mullins and Paulene Mullins; sisters, Imogene Ball and Nadine Scott; and brothers, Omer Mullins and Hartsel Mullins.

Joan is survived by her husband of 66 years, Wallace E. Hood; daughter, Donna Williams and husband Scott; grandson, Jacob Russell and wife Cindy; great-granddaughter, Ashley Russell; and special friends, Johnnie Armstrong, Richard Bourne, Doyle Hensley, Phil and Jane Bowery, and Addie Pearson.

The family will receive friends on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00pm at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7:00pm with Pastor Jeff Strong officiating.

Joan will be laid to rest on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 2:00pm at East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of the Good Shepherd.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Joan’s honor to Sullivan Baptist Church, 4152 Maplewood Street, Kingsport, TN 37660.

Online condolences may be made to the Hood family at East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Hood family.


  • Wallace E. Hood, Husband of Sixty-Six Years
  • Donna Williams and husband Scott, Daughter
  • Jacob Russell and wife Cindy, Grandson
  • Ashley Russell, Great-Granddaughter
  • Johnnie Armstrong, Richard Bourne, Doyle Hensley, Phil and Jane Bowery, and Addie Pearson, Special Friends
  • Paulene and Victoria Adams Mullins, Parents- Deceased
  • Imogene Ball and Nadine Scott, Sisters- Deceased
  • Omer Mullins and Hartsel Mullins, Brothers- Deceased

  • Sullivan Baptist Church


  • Visitation Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Laid To Rest Saturday, May 11, 2019


Lola "Joan" Hood

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Carolyn Mullins Lawson

May 11, 2019

Deepest sympathy.

Mary Birdwell

May 11, 2019

Wallace, Donna & family, so sorry to hear about Joan, she was a sweet and kind lady. Praying that God's loving presence will surround you with peace and comfort during this difficult time. Love and Prayers. Mary Birdwell.

Doug and LuAnn Davis

May 10, 2019

Donna and Scott we are so sorry to hear about Lola. Praying for God to surround you with his perfect peace and comfort during this difficult time and the days ahead as you keep the forever memories in your hearts. We love you

Rhonda Miner

May 10, 2019

Donna. So sorry for the loss of your Mom. I have very good memories of staying over at your house. Your Mom was always very sweet and kind. Prayers for you and your family.

Sherry Williams

May 10, 2019

Donna/Jacob and family: So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother/grandmother. My prayers are with your all.

Steve Hughes

May 9, 2019

I have many fond memories of Joan and Gene when I was growing up next to them in Bailey Estates. They were great friends to my parents. I’m sure my mom has already given her many hugs in Heaven. My sincere condolences go out to Gene and Donna.