Mrs. Gail Piper Hood, age 83, of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021.

Mrs. Hood was born in Barnesville, Georgia to Myrtice Emmett Piper and Grover Cleveland Piper.

Mrs. Hood was preceded in death by her husband, John Carter (Jack) Hood and her daughter, Jackie Hood Landrum.

She is survived by her daughters Karen Johnson (Ross) and Kathy Carr (Barry); Son-in-Law Steve Landrum; eight grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren.

Mrs. Hood took an early retirement after 27 years of service with Bell South/AT&T, so that she could  enjoy her grandchildren. She was an active member of the Bell South/AT&T Pioneers Service Organization.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cedartown, where she attended the Dorcas Ladies Sunday School Class and the WMU Southern Baptist Missions Organization.

She loved her family unconditionally, and always put her family first. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were the light of her life.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 27 at 11:00 am  at the Polk Memory Gardens in Cedartown, Georgia, with  Reverend Wayne Benefield and Doctor Chris Moses officiating. 

Pallbearers will be Dustin Landrum, Harris York, Fred Johnson, Kim Carr, Andy Austin, Swayze Waters, and Ben Jackson.

Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund 101 N. College Street, Cedartown, GA 30125.

Condolences can be made to the family by visiting our website at and sign the online guestbook.

The Lester Litesey Funeral Home has charge of the services for Gail Piper Hood. 

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