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Gloria Creamier Wood


1939 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Gloria Creamier Wood Obituary
Gloria Creamier Wood, 74, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., died Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Service: There will be a graveside gathering at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in Mount Olivet Cemetery, 2301 N. Sylvania Ave., Fort Worth. Gloria was born Oct. 1, 1939, in Fort Worth to the late Clarence and Edith Creamier. She was the fifth of their six children. She married Jackie D. Wood in 1956, and they lived in Weatherford before retiring and relocating to Daytona Beach, Fla., in 1995, and then to New Smyrna Beach. Gloria was city secretary of Weatherford from 1970 until she retired in 1995. She was passionate about future growth of Weatherford while maintaining the small-town friendly atmosphere. She was proud of the relationships she had over her 27-year career with city leaders, other city employees and the many everyday citizens of Weatherford whom she so proudly served. In retirement, Gloria was never too far from the golf course and was an active member at Sugar Mill Country Club in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. She loved to travel and play golf and enjoyed the company of her many friends and family. Gloria was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Jackie D. Wood, on Sept. 15, 2000. Survivors: Sons, Dell Wood and wife, Andrea, of Amarillo and Anthony Wood and wife, Kristine, of Austin; her very dear companion of nine years, Al Kickel, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; brother-in-law, Gary Wood and wife, Kathleen, of Fort Worth; sisters, Shirley Wright and husband, Frank, of Fort Worth and Billie Wilhelm and husband, Tom, of Bowie; and her pride and joy, her grandchildren, Nathaniel John Wood and Travis Jack Wood, both attending the University of Texas at Austin and Texas Tech University in Lubbock. She loved playing golf with her grandsons.
Published in Star-Telegram on May 4, 2014
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