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Nancy Louise (Gentry) Wood

February 18, 1931 ~ February 19, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

NANCY LOUISE GENTRY WOOD, age 91, of 1105 Fontaine Road, Roxboro, NC died Saturday morning, February 19, 2022 at her home.

 

Mrs. Wood was born February 18, 1931 in Person County, NC, daughter of the late George Norman Gentry & the late Hattie Sue Young Gentry and was wife of 69 years to Leland Wood who survives.  She was a retired secretary from South Dade Baptist Church in Florida and Bethel Hill Baptist Church in Roxboro and was a member of Bethel Hill Baptist Church.   

 

Mrs. Wood was the valedictorian of the class of 1949 at Allensville High School and was the last member of this class. She loved her church and was a loving and faithful wife, mother, and grandmother.

 

Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Steven Wood & wife, Zanah, of Marydell, Delaware, Michael Wood & wife, Tamian of Durham, NC, Gregory Wood of Roxboro, NC. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, and twenty great-grandchildren.   

 

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wood is preceded in death by a sister, Melvine Stanfield and two brothers, George Gentry and Carlyle Gentry.

 

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 26, 2022 at Bethel Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Alexander and Rev. David Moore officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 PM prior to the funeral at the church and other times at the home

 

Pallbearers will be Cal Berryhill, Joseph Berryhill, Tony Dawkins, Steven Wood, George Woody and Jackson Woody.

 

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 26, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bethel Hill Baptist Church
201 Old US Hwy. 501
Roxboro, NC 27574

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 26, 2022

2:00 PM
Bethel Hill Baptist Church
201 Old US Hwy. 501
Roxboro, NC 27574

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