Lori Hood-Eledge (3-31-17) service 4-7-17

Lori Marie Hood-Eledge, of Savannah, departed this life on Friday, March 31, at the age of 48 years, 6 months and 21 days. 
She was born in Nashville on Sept. 10, 1968, the daughter of William Hood and Marie Ensey McGrew. On Feb. 5, 1995, she was united in marriage to Rafael Eledge, who survives.
Lori was a member of Hardin County Democratic Women’s Club, National Organization of Women, a former member of the Tennessee Licensed Opticians and was the youngest licensed in the state of Tennessee. She was vice president of Shiloh Relics. Lori was a loving mother to her three daughters and grandmother to her grandson.
She is survived by her husband, Rafael Eledge of Savannah; children, Reagan Landreth, Jordan Eledge and Tess Eledge, all of Savannah; grandson, Rylan Landreth; mother, Marie McGrew of Columbia, Tennessee; father, William E. Hood of Michigan; and a sister, Christy Westmoreland of Nashville.
Memorial donations can be made to www.smiletrain.org. Smile Train’s vision is to ensure every child born with a cleft palate can lead a full and productive life by providing training, funding and resources to empower local doctors in 85 plus developing countries to provide 100 percent free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care in their own communities.
Memorial services were held Friday, April 7, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Michael Duff officiating.

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