Obituary of Christina Hagood

Christina G. Hagood, age 93, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas.

She was born May 1, 1926, in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of John Joseph Peters and Philomena Bachman Peters.

Christina married John Byron “Jack” Hagood on February 22, 1945.  Christina had worked for several years as a receptionist for the Basham & McKenna Clinic and for Ft. Scott Family Physicians.  She later provided childcare for area families.

She was a member of the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church.  Christina was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  She enjoyed cooking, gardening and tending her houseplants.  In earlier years, she had been a member of the ONO Club.


Survivors include her three children, Margaret “Peggy” Lewis, of Ft. Scott, John Hagood and his wife, Barbara, of Medicine Lodge, Kansas and Mike Hagood, also of Ft. Scott. There are four grandchildren, John Cauthon (Beth), of Ft. Scott; Christina Hagood, of Overland Park, Kansas; Mary Anne Lunsford (Daniel), of Bonanza, Arkansas and Joseph Hagood, of Wichtia, Kansas; two great-grandchildren, Ashlyn and Lucas Lunsford as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Her husband, Jack, preceded her in death on April 17, 1967.  She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Tim Lewis; four brothers, John, Francis, Elmer and Chuck Peters and two sisters, Sister Mary Timothy Peters and Sister Mary Matilda Peters who were both Sisters of St. Joseph.


Father Yancey Burgess will conduct Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 21st at the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church.

Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery.

The rosary will be recited at 6:00 P.M. Monday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Visitation will follow from 6:30 to 7:30 P.M. at the chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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