Marilyn Hood Obituary

Marilyn Hood

<p>MARILYN HOOD, 67, of Arcola, IL passed away at 12:45 A.M. on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the Arthur Home.</p> <p>Private family graveside services will be held in the Arcola Cemetery.&nbsp;&nbsp; The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.</p> <p>&nbsp;Marilyn was born on March 17, 1953 in Tuscola, IL.&nbsp;&nbsp; She was a daughter of Robert Harold and Helen Frances (Alcorn) Maxwell. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;She is survived by two sons, Ryan Hood and his wife Denise of Washington, IL and Chris Hood and his wife Shannon of Effingham, IL; four grandchildren, Brandon and Dylan and Robert and Serenity; one sister, Linda Clark and her husband Butch of Arcola, IL; two brothers, Robert L. Maxwell and his wife Lynn and Frank E. Maxwell and his wife Karen all of Arcola, IL; three nieces, Tisha Goad and her husband Jason, Jodi Pantier and her husband Chad all of Arcola, IL and Haley Campbell and her husband Drew of Sullivan; five great-nieces and two great-nephews.</p> <p>&nbsp;Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents.</p> <p>&nbsp;Marilyn was a 1971 graduate of Arcola High School.&nbsp;&nbsp; She worked as a bookkeeper for Doerhring, Winders and Co. LLP &ndash; CPA in Mattoon, IL for over 30 years, retiring in 2010.</p> <p>&nbsp;Marilyn was a member of the Arcola First Christian Church.</p> <p>&nbsp;She enjoyed taking care of her yard, doing landscaping and caring for all the beautiful plants and flowers.</p> <p>&nbsp;Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer&rsquo;s Association.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
March 17, 1953 - September 5, 202003/17/195309/05/2020
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