January 13, 1936 – April 28, 2018
Dorris Faye Simmons Wood, 82, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County. She was born January 13, 1936 in Ecru, MS to the late Lacie and Mamie Robbins Simmons.
She was a homemaker and a retired switchboard operator for Benchcraft.
She was a member of Martin Baptist Church. She enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling cross country with her husband in the big rig. She loved to get together to sing and play the piano with her family.
Funeral services will be at 2:00p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at United Funeral Service with Bro. Mike Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Martin Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Billy Wood; two daughters, Vicky Latham and Melinda Johnson (Luther); a special niece, Resa Simmons; two sons, Rickey Wood (Debbie) and Tony Wood (Kim); eight grandchildren: Colt Wood, Dalton Wood, Hines Wood, Samantha Wood, Josh Latham, Heather Prowell (Eddie), Shannon Crum (Greg) and Jerod Taylor (Kim) and by eight great grandchildren: Gracey Williams, Harper Prowell, Jacob Taylor, Eric Taylor, Nicole Taylor, Baileigh Bridges, Taylor Bridges and Colby Crum.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Kenneth Wood and two brothers, Olen Simmons and Lanoy Simmons.
Pallbearers will be Mike Simmons, Allen Simmons, Larry Simmons, Colt Doom, Jeff Adair and Luther Johnson.
Her grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation will be Monday, April 30, 2018 from 4:00p.m. till 8:00p.m. at the funeral home.