Mr. Ray Emory Hood, 90, of Rex, passed away June 6, 2013. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was married for 71 years and attended The Rock Baptist Church for 71 years where he served as a deacon. He was preceded in death by his son, Donald Ray Hood.  He is survived by his wife, Frances Hood of Rex; children Jacquelin Hood Stevens of Meansville, Ga., Robert Marvin (Violet J.) Hood of Reynolds and Jeffery Kyle (Suzanne) Hood Sr. of Rex; eight grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 9, at 2 p.m. at the The Rock Baptist Church. Rev. Jeffery Kyle Hood Jr. and Rev. Scott Stevens will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday June 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at The Rock Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to The Rock Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 6188 Ga. 42, P.O. Box 519, Rex, Ga. 30273, 770-961-7141. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home Inc., Jonesboro, Ga. 770-210-2700,