Margaret Hawkins Hood, 93

Published 3:23 pm Tuesday, February 7, 2012

VICTORIA, Feb. 7 – Margaret Hawkins Hood, 93, of Victoria, entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. She was born on March 22, 1918, to Iddie and Gracie Hawkins of Nottoway County.

She is survived by her only child, Gracie Ferguson; three granddaughters, Debbie Francis, Becky Thompson and Sherry Midkiff; eight great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren and her beloved dog “Pete”. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 59 years, Thorborn Hood and brothers, Norwood and William Hawkins.

The family will receive friends Saturday, February 11, from 12:30 p.m. until time of the service at 2 p.m. in the Staples Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria.

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Contributions can be made to the Laurel Hill United Methodist Church, c/o Phyllis Driggs, 402 Our Road, Victoria, VA 23974.

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Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, is in charge of arrangements.