Pauline "Polly" Hood, 91, of Pocola, OK passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in Ft. Smith, AR. Pauline was born May 23, 1926 in Hartman, AR to William H. & Irene (Burton) King. She and her husband of 75 years were in the ministry with the Assemblies of God. They pastored churches at Muldrow, Spiro, Latham and Roland, OK & Cedarville, AR. Polly was a dedicated wife and minister of the Gospel. She loved her family dearly. She was never blessed to have children of her own, but was a mother to all who knew her. Our loss is heaven's gain. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Polly was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Henry Jr. King & Billy King; sisters, Nova Walker, Ova Lee Standridge, Nadine Stewart.
Survivors include her husband of 75 years Rev. Ray Hood; sister & brother in law, Pat & Bill Grober of Ft. Smith, AR; nephew, Bryan & Stacy Grober of Pocola, OK; great niece & nephew, Chasidy Grober, Colton Grober, Caelum Grober; great great niece, Kenzlie Newby; many more special nieces & nephews; other loved ones and friends.
Services will be 1 pm, Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Roland Assembly of God Church. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau, OK. Honorary pallbearers will be Bryan Grober, Colton Grober and Caelum Grober.
The family will be at the funeral home in Pocola on Friday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives & friends.