Joyce W. Wood

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Joyce W. Wood of Queen Anne, MD died Satur­day, Septem­ber 23, 2017, at her home. She was 85 years old.

Born in Ch­ester­town, MD on May 23, 1932, Mrs. Wood was the daugh­ter of the late Harold Cop­per Wil­liams, Sr. and Eve­lyn Carter Wil­liams. Her hus­band, John Lawrence Wood, Jr., died Au­gust 23, 2001.

Mrs. Wood was a 1949 grad­u­ate of the Ch­ester­town High School where she was the Sr. Class Pres­i­dent. Af­ter at­tend­ing Wash­ing­ton Col­lege in Ch­ester­town, she and her hus­band were mar­ried on Oc­to­ber 1, 1952. She be­gan work­ing as an op­er­a­tor for the C&P Tele­phone Com­pany in 1957 and re­tired in 1991. In ad­di­tion, she bought and sold jew­elry at Mary­land and Delaware flea mar­kets and events for many years. Also, she was a mem­ber of the Mother of Sor­rows Catholic Church in Centreville. But, most of all, she was a won­der­ful and in­volved farmer’s wife, mother and grand­mother.

Mrs. Wood is sur­vived by two sons: J. Lawrence Wood, III of Queen Anne and W. Vic­tor Wood and his wife Teri of Centreville, MD; two grand­chil­dren: Vicki Wood Dean and her hus­band Brad of Queen Anne and Joyce F. Wood of Ch­ester­town; two great grand­chil­dren, Vic­tor Beck­with Dean and Bar­ley Lawrence Dean; and her two faith­ful Jack Rus­sells, Ban­dit and Axl. In ad­di­tion to her hus­band and par­ents, she was pre­de­ceased by a brother, Harold C. Wil­liams, Jr.

A grave­side ser­vice was held at 11 a.m. on Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 27th, in the Ch­ester­field Ceme­tery.

If friends wish to send me­mo­rial do­na­tions, the fam­ily sug­gests send­ing them to the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany, PO Box 226, Queen Anne, MD 21657. To of­fer on­line con­do­lences, please visit moore­fu­ner­al­


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