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Oliver Funeral Home of Winona, Inc.
Pearly Downs Hood
(January 23, 1928 - February 14, 2018)

Pearly Downs Hood of Benton, Arkansas, formerly of Grenada, Mississippi, passed away February 14, 2018.  She was born January 23,
1928, in Carroll County, Mississippi, to Henry and Myrtle Gordon Downs.   

She is predeceased by her parents; husband, Emmett Winters; husband, John Hood; sister, Nell Austin; brothers, Malcomb, Bluford, W. H.,
Jimmy, and Billy Downs.  She is survived by her son, Allen (Betty Doris) Winters of Albany, Georgia; daughter, Sandy (Wayne) Self of Benton,
Arkansas; and daughter, Betty Winters of Houston, Texas; granddaughters
, Angie Owens of Waxhaw, North Carolina, and Greta Winters of
Albany, Georgia; grandsons
, Scott Self of Dyersburg, Tennessee, and Todd Self of Benton, Arkansas; great-grandsons, Coleman, Jake,
Walton, Grant,and Cade Self, and Ethan W
inters; great-granddaughters, Lauren, Kaeley, and Kendall Owens, and Alli Grace Self.  She is
also survived by her sisters, Wilma Cox of Sidon, Mississippi, and Sue Anthony of Senatobia, Mississippi; brothers, Earnest Downs of
Vaiden, Mississippi, and Johnny Downs of Baytown, Texas; along with many nieces and nephews.

Pearly was a homemaker. She was a member of Eastern Star for over fifty years and a member of the Hospital Auxiliary
, volunteering in the
Gift Shop at Grenada Hospital for many years.  She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada.

Services are Sunday, February 18, 2018, at 3:00 p.m., in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with visitation from 1:00-3:00 at Oliver Funeral
 Dr. Brent Barker will officiate the services.  Burial will be in the Winona Garden of Memory.  Serving as pallbearers will be Mrs.
Hood's grandsons and great-grandsons, Scott Self, Todd Self, Coleman Self, Jake Self, Walton Self, and Ethan Winters.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Sunday, Feb. 18             1 - 3 pm
Oliver Funeral Home

Sunday, Feb. 18                    3 pm
Oliver Chapel

Winona Garden of Memory
January 23, 1928
February 14, 2018