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Georgia M. Hood Gunn

Georgia M. Hood Gunn age 86, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 in Cove.

Georgia was born in Cove, Arkansas on February 7, 1932 to the late George Morris Hood and Ola Mae Owen Hood. She was married to the late James Gunn and was a loving and thoughtful homemaker. Georgia enjoyed listening to the local radio especially Swap Shop while doing needle work. She enjoyed being outdoors; fishing, gardening, and going on road trips with family and friends. Most of all she loved her family dearly and being together with them. Georgia was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great- grandmother, sister and a friend to all.  She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her sons James and Donna Gunn of Cove, Arkansas, Morris Gunn of Ola, Arkansas, Steven Gunn of Cove, Arkansas. Daughters Georgia Gunn of Mena, Arkansas, Leola Irwin of Casa, Arkansas, Wanda and Butch Toudouze of Ravenden, Arkansas, Angela Gunn of Cove, Arkansas, Melody and Bill Hemberger of Norman, Arkansas. Twenty-two grandchildren, Twenty-three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. A sister Alma Benard of Chanute, Kansas, and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, James Gunn, sisters, Oleta Gilham and Lena Belle “Dinky” Smith, grandsons Jessie Terry and Nicholas Fulgium, granddaughter Hillary LeeAnn Evans, and son-in-law Mike Irwin.

Funeral service will be Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Cove Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cove with Brother George Crump officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.  Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove.

Family and friend’s visitation will be Friday, April 20, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.

Pallbearers will be Farris Terry, Christopher Bray, David Fulgium, Clint Evans, Shane Evans and Christian Brown.

Honorary pallbearers will be Derrick Gunn, James Gunn, Adam Gunn, Allan Irwin, Shelby Brown and Hunter Brown.


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