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Evelyn Jo Wood, 72, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 27, 2016, after battling Alzheimer’s disease.

Jo was born on March 13, 1944 in Evansville, Indiana, and grew up in Somerset, Kentucky. She has resided in Mathews, Virginia, since 1972. She was a homemaker and later worked as an LPN at Riverside Convalescent Center.

Jo was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Lee Wood.

She is survived by her sisters, Faye Kavanaugh and Connie Debord Leigh; her children, Matthew Wood, Scott Wood and his wife Tracey, Jennifer Harrow and her husband Greg Harrow, and five grandchildren, Alexander Wood, Bradley and Christiana Wood, and Courtney and Andrew Harrow. 

Visitation was held at Gwynn’s Island Church of the Nazarene at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, October 31, with a funeral service following at 2:30. Burial was at Windsor Gardens Cemetery in Dutton, Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to Gwynn’s Island Church of the Nazarene or to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.