Obituary of Evelyn Leona Floyd Wood ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Evelyn Leona Floyd Wood, age 78 of Marion passed away Thursday March 19, 2009 at The McDowell Hospital. Evelyn was born in Gaston County on August 28, 1930 and was a daughter of the late Rev. John and Rosa Floyd. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. Preceding Evelyn in death was a brother Donald and two sisters, Audrey and Rebecca.
Surviving Mrs. Wood are three children: Rex Wood and his wife Debbie, Michael Wood and his companion Judy and Tammy Wood Webster; brothers, Rev. Johnny, Roger, Ray and Mike; sisters, Betty and Diane; special sister-in-law Evelyn; twelve grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Sunday March 22, 2009 at 11:00 am at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Stockton officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 am at the church. Interment was in Murphy’s Chapel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Lung Association of NC 3801 Lake Boone Trail Suite 190 Raleigh, NC 27607. Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday March 25, 2008 Volume 15 # 12