OBITUARY

Mary Ann Hood

July 29, 1956January 13, 2021
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Mary Ann Hood, 64, of Paris went to live with Jesus on January 13, 2021 after a fierce courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services are set for Monday, January 18, 2021 at United Pentecostal church in Paris with the Rev. Lynn Hood and Rev. Mike Rieder officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation is set for Sunday, January 17, 2021 from 4-6 pm at Bright-Holland Funeral Home. Mary Ann was born July 29, 1956 in Pampa, Texas to A.L. and Francis Hood. She attended college and received her Real Estate License in 1986. She was owner/broker of Realty Service in Paris where she served the community and surrounding areas for 35 years. Mary Ann was Director of The Paris Board of Realtors in 2002, Secretary and Treasurer in 2004, President of the Paris Board of Realtors in 2006 and 2007. She was Realtor of the Year in 2007. She was a member of the Texas Association of Realtors and a member of the National Association of Realtors. She married Mike Rieder on February 14, 2015 and enjoyed a wonderful, fun life with him over 5 years. She was a wonderful loving wife, mom, sister, aunt, friend and was loved by many. She loved pretty flowers and butterflies and was a beautiful woman inside and out. She loved Jesus and faithfully served him all of her life. She was a member of the UPC of Paris, with the Rev. Robert Myre and later in life a member of Life Community Church in Paris with the Rev. Lynn Hood. She loved to sing and often sung in church every Sunday. Mary Ann enjoyed spending time with her husband, kids, grandkids, and great grandkids. They were her life. She was always the life of the party with an infectious smile and laugh all her own. She was a kid at heart, lover of games and fun. Even in sickness, she had fun with her family. If you needed prayer, you called her. She listened, gave advice which was appreciated, as she was right most every time. The world has suffered a great loss. She is survived by her husband, Mike Rieder, daughter, Mary Angela Horne of Paris, a son, Prentiss Nathan Reves II and wife, Brandie, of Hawley, TX. Grandkids, Justin Horne, Nathan Horne, Alexis Jones and husband Adam, Trey Reves, Rhilynn Reves and Braylee Reves. Great grandkids, Emma, Sammy, Allison Jones and Daniel Jones who will be born soon. Brothers, Dale Hood and wife Sing and Lynn Hood and wife Mallie all of Paris with many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, A. L. & Mary Francis Hood, a great grandmother, Annie Holley, a brother, Gerald Hood, a brother, Denny Hood & wife Judy, and a nephew, Doug Hood. The family would like to thank Dr. Prakash and Texas Oncology for the excellent care Mary Ann Hood received.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Justin Horne
  • Nathan Horne
  • Trey Reves
  • Adam Jones
  • Matthew Hood
  • Michael Hood

Services

18 January

Funeral Service

11:00 am

The United Pentecostal Church

5075 SE Loop 286
Paris, Texas 75460

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 17, 2021

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Mike & Della O'Neal

January 18, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. What a precious lady, many fond memories of Mary Ann. Heaven gained another precious angel. May the comfort of God's peace wrap all of you today and the days to come.

Brenda Fair Webb

January 17, 2021

Lynn, my sympathy for you and your family. Mary Ann was a special lady. Remember your wonderful memories and God bless you.

Eddie Renfro

January 17, 2021

My thoughts go out to her family. I have fond memories of her and her family. My you find peace.

Eddie Renfro

Terrie King

January 17, 2021

So sorry for your loss. She was a great friend of mine and I will miss her dearly.

Keith Smith

January 16, 2021

We loved her ❤️ pretty smile she was a real nice person that knew the Lord 🙏 Mary you will be missed Keith and Teresa Smith

Doris Dollins

January 16, 2021

Loved this precious lady.... her sweet spirit and smile will be missed. May precious memories and the presence of God comfort and strength you in the days ahead.

james Hollis

January 16, 2021

Mary Ann, such a sweet and beautiful friend !! My condolenses to her family !!

Marcia Gentzel

January 15, 2021

Very sweet lady. Prayers for the family.

Jeremy Newberry

January 14, 2021

Very sorry for your loss!

Sharon houchins

January 13, 2021

She was a precious lady..always looked forward to the calendars she sent every year.. she will surely be missed.
Prayers for the family

Sharon Houchins

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