Betty J. Wood, 63, of Homosassa, Fla., passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at Tampa General Hospital. A native of Columbus, Ohio, she was born Nov. 21, 1949, to Albert and Audrey (Swank) Briggs, one of four children. Mrs. Wood moved to Citrus County in 1996 from Milton, Fla., but had also lived previously in Idaho. She was a retired long distance truck driver who loved boating and playing bingo. Long time active member of VFW
Post 8189 Dumas & Hartson. Two times past president of MCOA-VFW.
Betty is survived by her three sisters, Diana Lumpkins, Homosassa, Vickie Wiley, Hudson, Christy Bateman, Milton; and three nieces, Andrea (and husband Jeff Collins), and great-nieces, Christine and Jessica; stepson, Richard Wood of Milton (and wife Sandy); and two grandchildren. Mrs. Wood was preceded in death by her husband, Adrian V. Wood (1992) and a daughter, Beverly June Lanham (1971).
Join us in a celebration of life 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, www.wilderfuneral.com.