Deacon James O. Wood

Funeral service for Deacon James O. Wood, age 86, of Newnan, GA, husband of Emma Ruth Wood, will be held on Monday, April 29, 2013, at 1 p.m. from the St. Smyrna Baptist Church, Pastor Tamarkus T. Cook, Reverend O.L. Wood, Eulogist.

Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. In-state viewing will begin at 11:30 until the hour of service on Monday. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, April 28 from 4-6 p.m.

The Sunrise: On May 23, 1926, the Lord saw fit to bless Mr. and Mrs. Doc and Cora (Rosser) Wood Sr. with their second son, James Oliver Wood.

The Sunset: On April 25, 2013, the Lord saw a tired body and called His faithful servant home to rest.

Deacon Wood leaves to cherish his memories, a dedicated wife, Mother Emma Ruth Wood; six children, Cora Ann (Clarence) Reeves, Oliver Louis (Bonnette) Wood, Alonzo (Susan) Wood, Loretta (Freddie) Green, Conrad (Cythia) Wood, and Terance (Jill) Wood; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one brother, Thomas Wood; one sister-in-law, Annelle Wood; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.sellerssmithfh.com . Final arrangements have been entrusted to Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 770-253-1607.


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