Madia Gwendolyn Hood, age 82, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Mrs. Hood was a lady of many talents. Being a talented seamstress, she made quilts and clothes for her children. Her green thumb produced beautiful flower gardens and a vegetable garden where she cooked her meals for her family out of. She was the greatest wife and mother and provided the best home life for her husband and children. Survivors include sons Ronnie Franklyn Hood, Earl Bradley Hood and wife Cheryl; daughters Sherry LaVonia Coats and husband Ronald, Nellie Louise Bishop and husband Jimmy; half sister Ava Nell Pruitt and husband Randy; 11 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives. She is preceded in death by her husband Ferrell Jackson Hood; parents John Franklyn Walker and Laura Earlene Hester Walker; son Ferrell Dalane Hood; grandson John Wesley Coats; granddaughter Amber Jo Hood Dunn; brother Orin Walker and sister Nellie Maude Walker. A memorial service will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Chestnut Mountain Church of Christ, 5111 Old Winder Hwy, Braselton, GA 30517. Brother Ron Cope will be officiating. The family will have a private internment in Fayetteville, NC. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.