HARTWELL - Myra Jean Bennett Wood, 67, passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at her residence.
Born in Hull, she was the daughter Mary Maddox Bennett Porter of Commerce and the late Rev. J.C. Bennett. Mrs. Wood was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wood.
Survivors in addition to her mother include a son, Jason Porter, Albany; daughters, Renee Porter Hodges, Tennessee, Amy (Tom) Porter Brown, Alto, and Cynthia Porter Allen, Nashville; step-sons, David Wood, Mike Wood, Emory Wood, and Ronnie Wood; step-daughter, Martha Campbell; brothers, Rev. Lonnie (Betty) Bennett, Hartwell, James Bennett, Commerce, Jon (Tracy) Bennett, Commerce; sister, Pam (Charles) Bennett Scarborough, Hartwell; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, March 14 , from 6 until 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Ivie Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday March 15, at 2 p.m., with the Revs. Lonnie Bennett, Gary Thompson and Kathy Audulewicz officiating. Following the service the body will be cremated.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.