Age: 87 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Esther M. Wood of Burnsville, formerly of Naples, Florida passed away Sunday, April 13th, 2014 in Brookside Rehabilitation and Care. A native of Hillsborough County, FL, she was the daughter of the late Riley and Mary Wallace Martin. She was also preceded in death her husband, Robert William Wood, Sr. who passed away in 2010 and two daughters: Sharon and Sandy. She was a loving mother and grandmother who loved genealogy and ancestry, reading, flower gardening and politics. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Survivors include daughters: Penelope Wood and Susan Lea Smith both of Naples and Sally Ann Wood Sheffield and husband, Emery, of Prattville, AL; sons: Robert William Wood, Jr. and wife, Dorothy, and William John Wood and wife, Edna Mae, all of Burnsville; niece, Katie Ballard and husband, Walter, of Charlotte; 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren also survive.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Wood will be held at a later date and will be announced.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.
To send an online condolences, please visit: www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.
Yancey Funeral Service is assisting the Wood Family.