Virginia Rae Hood, 81, of Alma died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Fort Smith. She was born March 9, 1932, in Central. She was a cook with the Alma School District.

She is survived by her husband, Robert; four sons, Larry Hood of Alma, Rick Hood of Van Buren, Mark Hood of Sallisaw and Kevin Hood of Dallas; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral was March 3 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Pope Cemetery near the Graphic Community.

Pallbearers were Scott, Timothy, Anthony and Anthony Ray Hood, Kirk Henderson and Damek Morriss.