Muriel Maxine Hood

March 23, 2020

CHARLOTTE – Maxine Schenck Hood, 93, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Southminster. She was the wife of the late Major (USAF) Wilbur W. Hood. Maxine, born on November 9, 1926 in Allen, Nebraska, was a graduate Allen High School. As an Air Force spouse, she and her family lived at numerous bases around the world, including Japan and the Philippines, before retiring in Merritt Island, Florida. 

Maxine enjoyed reading novels, was an award-winning cook, a cosmetic consultant, and a Masters-level bridge player.

She was predeceased by her father, Robert, and mother, Anona, and brothers Robert and James. She is survived by her brother, Gary (Barb), of Scottsdale, Arizona. Maxine was the mother of Dennis (Sheila) and Douglas (Connie), and grandmother of DJ, Jessica, Suki, and Lee. She is the great grandmother of Henry, Tyler, and Madison. 

Services will be private.

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth W. Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204; (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at


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