Tifton Gazette


January 1, 2014

Everett Wood Jr.


Everett Wood Jr., 81, of Ty Ty died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Tifton’s First Assembly of God. The Rev. John Thomas will officiate with burial to follow at the First Baptist Church of Ty Ty Cemetery.


Keith Wood, Tyler Wood, Taylor Wood, Calvin Perry, Heath Barry and Keith Newell will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of Tifton’s First Assembly of God and former employees of J.P. Stevens.


The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals. Mr. Wood will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.


Mr. Wood was born on Aug. 13, 1932 in Ben Hill County and was the son of Everett Noah Wood and Mary Ann Hogan Wood, both deceased. He was retired from textile management at J.P. Stevens and home construction. He was a former Ty Ty city councilman and had lived in Ty Ty for 58 years. He had been a member of Tifton’s First Assembly of God for 52 years, where he had served as a deacon.
Mr. Wood is survived by his wife, Willodean Tucker Wood of Ty Ty; two sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Tina Wood of Tifton and Steve and Melissa Wood of Tifton; a brother, Sam Wood of Moultrie; a sister, Minnie Bullington of Ty Ty; five grandchildren, Keith and his wife Brandi, Tyler, Ansley, Hope and Taylor Wood; and two great-grandchildren, Brodie and Grayson Wood.


Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com.
Services for the Wood family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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