Waunita L. Wood
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April 8, 2012 - September 29, 2012
Waunita Louise Wood 82 of Nampa died Friday, September 28, 2012 at a nampa care center.
She was born in Virginia Illinois the daughter of Lloyd and Mary Daniel Hughes. At a young age moved with her family to the Nampa and Boise area where she was raised and educated. She met Glenn Turley in 1949. They moved to Burns, Oregon where they started their family of two sons, Mike and Lynn. Waunita and her boys later moved to Nampa where she had longed to return. She moved to Boise where she work for the Boise Police department as a meter maid, an Avon sales lady and worked as a Travel Lodge clerk. While working in Boise she met Horace Wood and they married and moved to his family farm, where they had a son David. Horace died leaving Waunita a widowed mother. She returned to Nampa where she sold Avon and resided until her death on 09/28/2012.
She is survived by 3 sons; Mike, Lynn and David, brother; Joe Hughes, sister ; JoAn Hess and two granddaughters. She was also preceded in death by her parents.
A viewing for Waunita will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nampa 2nd Ward, 2212 East Amity Avenue, Nampa. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Nampa 2nd Ward. Burial will follow in Meridian Cemetery. To share a memory of Waunita or to offer condolences to Waunita's family please visit www.chapel-of-the-chimes.com. 208-888-4454
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Oct. 6, 2012