Betty Adams Hood

August 13, 1927October 21, 2018

Betty Adams Hood, age 91, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 21, 2018 in Ogeechee Area Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born in Savannah on August 13, 1927 to the late George and Daisy Adams and had lived most of her life in Bulloch County. Betty was employed for many years as a seamstress at the sewing factory in Pembroke and later worked for the Georgia Southern Bookstore, working there for 12 years. But her most enjoyable job was that of being a homemaker. Betty was a wonderful cook and was well known for her cornbread dressing and creamed corn. She spent many hours cooking for family and friends who were ill or who had experienced a death in their families. Mrs. Hood very much enjoyed entertaining her family at Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holidays and was a faithful member of Trinity Baptist Church, where she attended the Roscoe Roberts Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the God’s Companion Group. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Hugh Lawrence Hood, Jr. Mrs. Hood is survived by her children, Barbara Lanier and her husband, Billy of Nevils; Joseph Hood and his wife, Pat; Jack Hood and his wife, Karen; Jimmy Hood; and H. L. Hood, III all of Bulloch County; sisters, Katie Adams and Dorthey A. Holtz both of Savannah; Joan A. McElveen and her husband, Kenneth of Brooklet and June A. Harville and her husband, Kenneth of Statesboro; brothers, Dean Adams and his wife, Jean of Pembroke; and Leon Adams and his wife, Gail of Ellabell; eight grandchildren, Christy L. Inman, Leigh L. Price, Dana Marie Haas, Michael Hood, Jennifer Hood, Allen Hood, Brandon Hood and Joseph Hood; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A gathering of family and friends will be held 5:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in Hodges-Moore Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Eason officiating. The burial will follow in Bulloch Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be: Allen Hood, Brandon Hood, Joseph Hood, Michael Hood, Billy Haas, Roger Inman, Michael Price and Christopher McKinney. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Roscoe Roberts Sunday School Class. The family of Mrs. Hood would like to acknowledge and give special thanks to the caring staff at Ogeechee Area Hospice for their excellent care at their inpatient facility. An also extend appreciation to Drs. Scott Bohlke, Michael Taormina, and Harsh Bhushan for their devoted care over the past months. Please visit our online memorial at to sign the guest book and share fond memories with the Hood family. In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Georgia 30459 or Trinity Baptist Church, 1172 Nevils-Denmark Road, Pembroke, Georgia 31321. Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.


  • Barbara Lanier (Billy), Daughter
  • Joseph Hood (Pat), Son
  • Jack Hood (Karen), Son
  • Jimmy Hood, Son
  • H. L. Hood III, Son
  • Katie Adams, Sister
  • Dorthey A. Holtz, Sister
  • Joan A. McElveen (Kenneth), Sister
  • June A. Harville (Kenneth), Sister
  • Dean Adams (Jean), Brother
  • Leon Adams (Gail), Brother
  • Christy L. Inman, Grandchild
  • Leigh L. Price, Grandchild
  • Dana Marie Haas, Grandchild
  • Michael Hood, Grandchild
  • Jennifer Hood, Grandchild
  • Allen Hood, Grandchild
  • Brandon Hood, Grandchild
  • Joseph Hood, Grandchild
  • Hugh Lawrence Hood Jr., Husband
  • George and Daisy Adams, Parents
  • Mrs. Hood leaves numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.

  • Allen Hood, Active Pallbearer
  • Brandon Hood, Active Pallbearer
  • Joseph Hood, Active Pallbearer
  • Michael Hood, Active Pallbearer
  • Billy Haas, Active Pallbearer
  • Roger Inman, Active Pallbearer
  • Michael Price, Active Pallbearer
  • Christopher McKinney, Active Pallbearer
  • Roscoe Robert Sunday School Class, Honorary Pallbearers

  • Ogeechee Area Hospice
  • Trinity Baptist Church


  • A Gathering of Family and Friends Tuesday, October 23, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  • Burial Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Betty Adams Hood

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Doris Dickerson

October 24, 2018

With Love and Lots of Beautiful Memories.
Doris Dickerson

Lori Mesorio

October 22, 2018

Barbra, Joe, Jack, HL and Jimmy,
I just want to let you know we are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Our families have been close for many years. She was a wonderful lChristian lady , mentor to so many. She was an excellent cook. She was a blessing to anyone whoever met her. I am going to miss our talks. She was loved by many including our family. Praying for you all. I have a lot of good memories of your mama and daddy and I will always cherish those memories

Lori Bryant Mesorio