Elizabeth “Betty” Marie Wood

Published 11:43 pm Wednesday, January 2, 2013


Elizabeth “Betty” Marie Wood, 81, a resident of Bogalusa, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Heritage Manor in Franklinton. She was born on Jan. 3, 1931 in Bogalusa.

She is survived by two daughters, Claudia Miley (Willie J.) Crain of Franklinton and Deborah “Debbie” Miley (Bruce) Adams of Bogalusa; one son, Howard Gregory (Bridget) Miley of McComb, Miss.; two stepdaughters, Barbara Wood and Sherry Wood, both of Bogalusa; one sister, Edythe Lake of Albuquerque, N.M.; five grandchildren, Troy Crain, Brock Adams, Elizabeth Miley, J.R. Miley and Barrett Adams; three great-grandchildren, Summer Miley, Marleigh Norman and Presley Crain; two step-granddaughters, Theresa Lott and Melissa Wood; one step-grandson, John Mason “Woody” Wood; one step-great-grandson, Zachary Lott; one step-great-granddaughter, Katelyn Spillman.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Rev. Howard Miley and Mason Wood; her parents, Claude Brock and Elma Louise Brumfield Brock; one brother, Dr. Charles Scroggs; and one stepson, Terry Wood.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Jan. 2 at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home from 5-9 p.m. Visitation continued on Thursday from 9 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Lynn Martin, Bro. Otha Schilling and Rev. Marcus Rosa officiating. Interment will follow at Ponemah Cemetery.

To view and sign the online guestbook, visit www.pooleritchiefuneralhome.com.