Ila Mae Carruth Wood

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Ila Mae Carruth Wood, 95, passed away April 26, 2017 at Jacksonville Health and Rehab. Service will be Saturday, April 29, 2017, at noon at K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Her family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time. The Rev. Bill Caudle and the Rev. Truman Norred will officiate. Mrs. Wood is preceded in death by husband, Ret. SFC Samuel Wood; her 7 year old daughter, Suan Wood; her parents, Joe and Bertie Carruth; her sister, Winnie Livingston. Mrs. Wood is survived by her daughter and her husband, Linda and John Maurer, of Jacksonville, and her grandson and his wife, John and Courtney Maurer, of Birmingham. She is also survived by her brother and his wife, Joe and Sara Carruth, of Gainesville, Ga., and her brother-in-law, Denson Wood, of Clanton. She leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Wood was born in Dawsonville, Ga., on February 14, 1922. Mrs. Wood was a military wife for more than 20 years. She and Sam settled in Jacksonville in 1967 when he retired from the Army. Mrs. Wood loved gardening, reading and genealogy. She was a member of West Side Baptist Church. The Joy Sunday School Class from West Side Baptist will serve as honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the West Side Baptist Church Building Fund, 713 Mountain Street NW, Jacksonville, AL 36265 or to the Activities Department, Jacksonville H&R, 410 Wilson Dr. SW, Jacksonville, AL 36265. On line condolences may be offered at klbrownfuneralhome.com. K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service 322 Nisbet St. SW Jacksonville, AL 36265
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Published in The Anniston Star on Apr. 28, 2017