January 20, 1929 - December 30, 2018
Mr. James Edward Wood, age 89 of Walling, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 surrounded by family at his residence.
Mr. Wood was born January 20, 1929 in Manchester, Tennessee to the late Eles B. & Nancy Luester West Wood. He was a hard worker that had a career that spanned from owning and operating Center Point Market with his four brothers to logging, farming and working at MagneTek. He joined Spring Hill The Baptist Church in October of 1941and served his community as a county commissioner. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife Verna Carroll Wood; sisters Lula Wood, Lena Mae Reagan; brothers Elbert, Lewis, Jessie and Kenneth.
Surviving family members include his children Charles (Connie) Wood, Edna (Hugh) Daniels, Rebecca (Everett) Wilson, Rita (Eddie) O'Connor
Grandchildren: Brad (Tamara) Daniels, Julie (Troy) Brown, Jennifer (Cody) Roberts, Jeremy Wilson, Jamie Wood, Amy (Chris) Smith, Raymond (Christy) Johnson, Penny Johnson
Sister-in-law Jean Wood
Several nieces and nephews also survive
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00pm Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Spring Hill the Baptist Church of Christ with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 3-8:00pm at Hunter Funeral Home and he will lie in state Thursday from 10:00 am until service time at the church. Frank Randolph, Burl Rice and Alton Marcum will officiate.
Brad Daniels, Troy Brown, Jeremy Wilson, Cody Roberts, Raymond Johnson and Garrett Daniels will serve as pallbearers.