|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1915|
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 2007|
Meredith Adams Wood (Granny ReRe), 91, of Piney River, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Born in Lowesville, Oct. 26, 1915, she was a daughter of the late Ernest Nelson Adams and Gola Wood Adams. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, James Dickie Wood.
Meredith was a graduate of Mayfair Cosmetology School, Lynchburg, a member of Rose Union Baptist Church, Amherst Chapter, District III NSDAR and Amherst Chapter #115, OES.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Eva Adams, Doris A. Massie and Ernestine A. Rainey; two brothers, Frank Woodrow Adams and Dale Nelson Adams.
She is survived by one son, Lt.Col. Emery G. Wood, AFRet. (Joy) of Winchester, Ill.; three daughters, Genevieve W. Higginbotham (Bobby) of Piney River, Juanita W. Henderson (Russell, deceased) of Amherst, CMSgt. Shelvie L. Wood, ANG Ret. of Forest; three grandchildren, Russell M. Henderson Jr. (Donna) of Arrington, Captain William M. Henderson USN (Cindy) of Chesapeake, and Itilia H. Giles of Piney River; seven great-grandchildren, Jennifer Durkee, Lindsay Henderson, Jessica Henderson, Kaitlin Henderson, Joshua Henderson, Brooke Giles and Greg Giles; and one-great-great-granddaughter, Madalyn Fleckenstein.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at Rose Union Baptist Church, by the Rev. John W. Gordon and the Rev. Greg Taylor, with burial in Amherst Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Byrum-Parr Funeral Home Friday. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Roseland Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 39, Roseland, VA 22967, Rose Union Baptist Church, Piney River, VA 22964, Piney River Volunteer Fire Department, Piney River, VA 22964, or Winchester Historical Society, Winchester, IL 62694. .Published in The News & Advance from January 31 to February 3, 2007
James Dickie Wood (1905 - 1986)*
Created by: JLR
Record added: Feb 24, 2013
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