Helen Hood

September 18, 1938 - February 19, 2024
Helen  Hood

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Helen Farnsworth Hood, born September 18, 1938, in Johnson City, TN, she was the daughter of Norman and Edna Farnsworth. She peacefully passed away on February 19, 2024, in Hendersonville, NC. She was 85 years old.

Helen is survived by her loving children, daughter Rachael Britt-McGraw and husband Greg of Knoxville, TN, and son Douglas A. Britt and wife Melinda of Hendersonville, NC. She will be dearly missed by her grandchildren, Beth Clark of Pensacola, FL, Leah Howard of Asheville, NC, Alexis McGraw of St. Louis, MO, and Abigale McVittie of Knoxville, TN; as well as her great-grandchildren, Wesley Clark, Hawkins Howard, and Carter Lee McVittie; by her brother, David Farnsworth of Charlotte, NC; sister, Becky Stepp of Hendersonville, NC along with various nieces and nephews.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Norman Farnsworth and Edna Peterson Farnsworth and her oldest daughters, Donna Pressley and Teresa Hedrick.

A memorial service to honor and celebrate Helen’s life will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 1:00 PM at the Church Street Chapel, with a reception to follow. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorial Service

Friday, March 1, 2024
1:00 PM

Church Street Funeral Chapel - Directions
125 South Church Street
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792



Friday, March 1, 2024
2:00 PM

Church Street Reception Hall - Directions
125 South Church Street
Hendersonville , NC 28792


Visiting Hours

Church Street Funeral & Cremation - Directions
125 S. Church Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792
  • Friday, March 1, 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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