Ernest "EJ" M. Hood
Ernest M. "EJ" Hood, Jr, 81, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 24, 2020 at his home in Denham Springs, LA. He was a member of Hebron Baptist Church and was known for growing some of the best tomatoes. EJ was a loving and dedicated husband, father, grand and great-grandfather, brother and friend and will be missed dearly by all those who loved and knew him. Visitation will be at Hebron Baptist Church, Denham Springs on Monday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with services at 1 p.m., officiated by Rev. Johnny Morgan and Rev. Charley Westbrook. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Aline Morgan Hood; children, Vicki Hood, and Bo Hood and wife, Christene; grandchildren, Courtney Hood Dillon and husband Joseph, Hunter Hood; great-grandchildren, Mikayla and Demi Kate; two brothers and their spouses, Berlin and Elma Lea Hood of Lenoir City, TN and Raymond and Margaret Hood; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Myrtle Hood; his uncle and aunt that raised him from an early age, Hillon and Mattie Hood; brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Neva Hood; sister and brother-in-law, Violet and Garney Hood; and brother and sister-in-law Wendell and Lois Hood.