Janet H. Alligood

Published 4:22 pm Friday, January 7, 2022

Mrs. Janet Hayes Hodges Alligood, age 88, a resident of Washington, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022 at her home.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens in Washington, conducted by Pastor Gillian Pollock.

Mrs. Alligood was born in Beaufort County on August 20, 1933. She was the daughter of the late Harry Skinner Hodges, Sr. and Minnie Willard Hodges. Mrs. Alligood graduated from Washington High School and East Carolina Teachers College (now ECU).  She was a retired kindergarten teacher.  Mrs. Alligood served as Den Mother for her sons’ scout troops. She was a member of the First Christian Church, the CWF and participated in the Peanut Ministry. In her spare time, Mrs. Alligood enjoyed doing cross stitch. She also enjoyed baking sour dough bread which she shared generously with others.

On June 2, 1957, Mrs. Alligood married Robert Jordan Alligood, who passed away November 9, 2021.

Mrs. Alligood is survived by three sons, Robert Jordan Alligood of the home, Dwayne Alligood and wife, Catherine of New Bern, Brian Alligood and wife, April of Washington; six grandchildren, Claire Stevens and husband, Cody, Taylor Alligood, Nicholas Alligood, Sydney Alligood, Benjamin Gurganus and wife, Jessica, Joshua Gurganus; and two sisters, Mary Smith of Chocowinity, Evelyn Hill of Greenville.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Alligood was preceded in death by a sister, Hope Taylor and a brother, Harry Skinner Hodges, Jr.

The family will receive friends following the service at her home.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Dementia Alliance of North Carolina, 9131 Anson Way, Suite 206, Raleigh, N.C. 27615.

Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Alligood family.