Juanita Beatrice Wood obituary photo
 
In Memory of

Juanita Beatrice Wood

July 24, 1925 - July 30, 2017

Obituary


Juanita Hudson Wood was called home to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 30, 2017 in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic at the age of 92
while on a cruise. However she lived in Weslaco, Texas. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Weslaco.

Juanita was born on July 24, 1925 in Seattle, Washington. She married LaVern C. Wood on December 24, 1940. Juanita and LaVern celebrated 65 years of marriage until his death in 2005. They were blessed with three wonderful children: Michael, Gary, and Renee

Juanita Hudson Wood was called home to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 30, 2017 in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic at the age of 92
while on a cruise. However she lived in Weslaco, Texas. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Weslaco.

Juanita was born on July 24, 1925 in Seattle, Washington. She married LaVern C. Wood on December 24, 1940. Juanita and LaVern celebrated 65 years of marriage until his death in 2005. They were blessed with three wonderful children: Michael, Gary, and Renee

Rev. Dr. Wood and Juanita lived in Waco for many years where he was pastor of Concord Baptist Church from 1950-1970. Juanita faithfully assumed many responsibilities in the church as well as teaching school at the La Vega Intermediate School. Her wonderful Christian life meant so much too many.
Juanita was preceded in death by her loving husband, LaVern; their children: Michael Wood and Renee Wood Staines; and her parents, Columbus "Curly" and Annie Mae Hudson.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory are her son, Gary Wood and wife, Christine; grandsons, James Arthur Wood and Charles Russell Wood; granddaughter, Carly Wicks and husband, David; great- granddaughter, Trinity Jade Wicks and an expected great-granddaughter in December; sister, Vivian Douglas; nephew, Don Smith; great-nephew, Jon Smith; great-niece, Lee and husband, Phil Henson; great-niece, Elizabeth Smith; and great-great nieces, Evelyn and Samantha Henson; and her sister-in-law, Lorraine Strutz.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Waco Memorial Park with Reverend Lester Adams officiating.