Patricia L. (Jackson) Hood
Patricia L. (Jackson) Hood

LIMA, Ohio — Patricia L. (Jackson) Hood, 86, of Lima, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Sarah Jane Living Center, Delphos, Ohio.

She was born Nov. 8, 1927, in Lima, to the late Cora (Boroff) Jackson and Gale Jackson.

Her foster father and mother, her uncle and aunt, Ward and Pearl Martin of Van Wert, Ohio, are both deceased.


Survivors include her children: Carolyn (Michael) Jennings of Elida, Ohio, Keith Hood of Delphos, and Kevin Hood of Lima; a brother: David (Sharon) Jackson of Lima; a sister: Shirley Miller of Uniopolos, Ohio, grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Steven (Lori) Jennings and their children: Maely, Ethan, and Emilyn of Rocky River, Ohio; Laura Jennings of Elida, Ohio; Michael Heising and his daughter: Halee of Delphos; Jasmine (Todd) Hood Taylor and their son: Brendan of Pineville, Louisianna; Amber (Thomas) Hood Ball and their children, Ethan and Ava of Spencerville, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by brothers: Burl, Paul, Richard, Kenneth, Dale and Bobby Jackson, and sisters: Helen Workman, Dorothy Brewer, Mary Young, Betty Herr, Barbara Bradley and infants Vera and Bertha Jackson.

She worked at various restaurants in Lima and Lima Manor Nursing Home as a cook. She graduated from Lima South High School. She loved helping others and will be greatly missed.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

Visitation is 12-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is donor’s choice.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.