Zella Wood LUBBOCK-Zella Wood, 68, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Family and friends will gather for fellowship on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. We will celebrate her life during a graveside at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park. Zella Mae was born on Feb. 13, 1945, in Pineville, La., to Joe C. and LaVerne Martin Strother. She married Jackie Alloy Wood on June 29, 1962, in Lubbock and he preceded her in death on April 9, 1987. Zella retired as a department manager from Mrs. Baird's following 23 years of service. Survivors include her children: Dana Ellis and husband, John, Johna Smith and husband, Tommie, Lance Wood and wife, Sandra, Shea Lowery and husband, Johnny, Ann Edmonson and husband, Johnny, and Brandon Wood and wife, Ellie; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Zella is also survived by her faithful companion, Bailey, a Boston terrier. Memorial contributions are welcome and her family suggests IntegraCare Home Health of Lubbock.
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Lake Ridge Chapel And Memorial Designers
6025 82Nd St
Lubbock, TX 79424
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Aug. 19, 2013