Lois Shirley Wood, age 78, of 5817 Ridge Road, Seagrove, NC died Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at her home.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 2:00 pm at Hector Union Cemetery, Burdett, NY.
Mrs. Wood was a native of Ithaca, NY and retired from Emerson Power Transmission in Ithaca, NY. She attended Why Not Wesleyan Church in Seagrove and was preceded in death by her husband Alfred George Wood and daughter, Merry Burnham. Dedicated to her family, she was known for her cooking and her handmade gifts to others.
She is survived by daughters, Sandra Woodard of Seagrove, NC, Sally Saunders of Seagrove, NC, Jacqueline Lovell of Montour Falls, NY; sons, Lewis Lent of Bridgewater, MA, George Wood of Newfield, NY, Mark Wood of Burdett, NY; 24 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; step sisters, Janice Hamilton of VA, Karen Cooper of NY; step brothers, Wayne and Jerry VanEtten both of NY.
The family will receive friends Thursday, September 4, 2008 from 6 - 8 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, Asheboro, NC and on Saturday, September 6, 2008 from 6 - 8 pm at Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen, NY.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Of Randolph, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204-0009.