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Doris Hood Creston

Published: Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 10:04 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 12:07 p.m. CST

Doris Hood, 78, of rural Creston died Sept. 7, 2013, at her home.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 809 W. Montgomery St. The Rev. Delores Doench will officiate. Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation will be 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday with family present 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in Doris’ name to be determined later. Online condolences may be left at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.

Doris Mae Hood, daughter of Claudie Mae (Copeland) and Ivan Harry Moore, was born March 5, 1935, in Corning.

Doris graduated from Corning High School in 1953 and moved to Creston shortly after.

On July 1, 1955, Doris married Charles “Keith” Hood in Creston.

Doris was part owner and clerk for H & W Sales. She worked alongside Darwin and June West, Tom and Lisa Frey and the late Buck Buxton and was associated with auction sales for more than 50 years. Doris also worked at the sale barn in Creston for Virginia and Howard Meyers.

Doris regularly attended Platte Center Presbyterian Church and belonged to the sorority Alpha Eta Beta Sigma Thi.

Doris is survived by her son Gail (Jan) Hood of Winterset; grandson Phil (Melinda) Hood of Atlantic; foster grandson Ryan Capps of Indianola; sister-in-law Wanda Moore of Creston; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents; husband July 17, 1995; brother Bernard Moore; sister Lavetta Burkhalter; and brother-in-law Arnold Burkhalter.

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