Mrs. Laura Elizabeth Knight Hood, age 75 of Elkton, passed away 9:05 PM, Sunday, November 15, 2020 at her residence of natural causes. Services will be Thursday November 19, 2020 12:00 noon at Latham Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Tracy and Rev. Mike Cummings officiating. Burial will follow at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, KY. There will be a walk thru visitation Wednesday November 18, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Latham Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hood was born October 13, 1945 in Livia, Kentucky daughter of the late George Albert Knight and Julia Mae Wilson Knight. She had been employed in customer service over the years and also Flynn Enterprise. She was a member of Elkton Baptist Church, Lifetime Member Women’s Auxillary VFW Post 1913 in Hopkinsville, KY. She loved her dogs,children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, gardening, shopping, cooking, sewing and senior games in Hopkinsville, KY. She was preceded in death by her sisters Georgia Mae Gonzales, Imogene Knight Howland and Shirley Knight Thomas.
She is survived by her husband Donald “Don” Hood Jr of Elkton, her son Bryan Leech of Elkton, KY, her daughters Tracy Williams of Trenton ,KY, Donna Thompson and her husband Owen of Coventry, RI, Julie Hood Knight of Elkton and Brigitte Hood Bishop and her fiance Sean Stone of Elkton, her brother Rickie Knight of Hopkinsville, KY, her 8 grandchildren Dustin Lopez, Hope Calabrese, Roxanne Mahoney, Ashlie Staples, Jackie Gomes, James Bishop, Jonathan Knight and Brooke Knight, her 6 great grandchildren, Kylan Lopez, Trinitee Lopez, Scarlett Calabrese, Jonathan Gomes, Kylie Mahoney and Harley Gomes.
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