LULA – Robert Lee Wood, 82, died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.
Born in Franklin County, he was the son of the late Elisha and Lura Phillips Wood. He was retired from the University of Georgia Physical Plant and Athens/Clarke County, and was a member of the Gordon Baptist Church. Mr. Wood was preceded in death by his first wife, Clarice Jarrett Wood; a sister, Inez Grizzle; and brothers, Donnie Wood, Austin Wood and Gene Wood.
Survivors include his wife, Myra Jean Bennett Wood, Lula; children, Ron and Beth Wood, Greenville, S.C., Martha and Curtis Campbell, Emory and Amber Wood, all of Lula, David Wood and Hailey Allen, both of Gillsville, Mike and Beverly Wood, Homer; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brothers, Edward Wood, Arnoldsville, John Wood, Athens, and Donald Wood, Danielsville.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 6, at Macedonia Congregational Holiness Church in Madison County with the Rev. Dennis Taylor officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.