Gledis Lou Wood, age 89, of Beckley, WV passed away on Sunday,
October 10, 2021 at the Raleigh Center in Daniels, WV.
Born on August 12, 1932 at Beckley, she was the daughter of the
late James Shrewsbury and Virgie Bell Shrewsbury.
Mrs. Wood was a homemaker and a caregiver for her daughter,
Rebecca for many years. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene
in Beckley for over sixty years. Mrs. Wood loved baking rolls to share with
others, and caring for her daughter Rebecca.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
husband, Edsel Wood, and her daughter Rebecca Ann Wood; by siblings, Zillian
Burnette, Charles Shrewsbury, Paris Shrewsbury, Lillian Grose, and Joe
Those survivors left to cherish her memory include her sons,
Steven Wood and wife Barbara of Howard, Ohio, and Carl Wood and wife Leslie of
Whitehouse, Tennessee. Siblings, Lillie Sumner of Beckley, Roy Shrewsbury and his
wife Leota of Beaver, and twin sister Gladys Webb of Daniels. Grandchildren, Dylan Wood, Nolan Wood, Evan Wood, Tyler Cunningham, Rachel Legros and husband Justin, and Emily Rogers and husband Jordan; three great grandchildren, Aurora Legros, Olivia Legros, and Garrett Legros.
Funeral services will be conducted at the First Church of
Nazarene, 607 Johnstown Road, Beckley, WV at 3 PM on Sunday October 17, 2021
with Pastor Richard Wagoner officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge
Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV. Friends may visit with the family from 1:30
PM until service time on Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be men of
Private online condolences and other expressions of sympathy may be
directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha
Street, Beckley, WV.