Pansy M. Wood, 99, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. She was born Jan. 29, 1917, in Chattanooga, to the late Albion and Emma Martin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Newman Wood; son, Jerry Lynn Wood; five sisters, Zelma (J.C.) Rowden, Jewell (Columbus) Watkins, Jimmye (John) Ledford, Tommye (Roy) Lucas, and Stella (Gene) Butler; niece, Jennifer Tullis. Mrs. Wood attended Hickory Valley Community Church. After graduating from Central High School, Mrs. Wood started work at McLellans 5 and 10 Cent Store, where she met Roy Wood, her husband of 71 years. She enjoyed making quilts and loved giving the quilts to her nieces and nephews when they graduated from high school. Survivors include a daughter, Pam Wood, and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at 2 p.m., at the funeral Home. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com . This obituary was originally published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
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