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Sharon "Sherry" A. Hood

January 16, 1945 — January 9, 2023

Sharon "Sherry" A. Hood, 77, of East Peoria, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2023 in Peoria.

She was born on January 16, 1945 in Peoria to Albert and Zertha (Whitley) Elliott. She married Gene Hood on May 16, 1980 in East Peoria. He preceded her in death on December 5, 2001. Her parents and one brother, Ed Elliott.

She is survived by her daughter, Jessica (Alex) Rusciano of Fishers, IN; four step-children, Jeanne (Bill) Umphenour of Catlin, IL, Jon Hood of Glasford, Janet (Pat) Rogers of Peoria, and Pamela (Dale) Christianson of East Peoria; ten grandchildren, Joseph, Kirstie, Jon Derek, Joseph, Laura, Lindsey, Kyle, Brooks, Wyatt, and Sophia; fourteen great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Joyce (Mike) Brooks of East Peoria and Kenneth (Joan) Elliott of Springfield, IL.

Sherry worked in production with Caterpillar Inc for many years and then with Glendale School in East Peoria as a custodian. She enjoyed spending time with her family, listening to music, bowling and traveling, especially back home to Alabama. Sherry had a giving heart and was a big supporter of St. Jude and the Wounded Warrior's Project.

A service was held at 7 pm on Friday, January 13, 2023 with visitation one hour prior to the service at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 2:00pm at Frost Chapel Cemetery in Haleyville, AL. Brother C.R. Hood will officiate.


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Graveside Service

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Frost Chapel Cemetery

, Rome, GA 30165

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