Mildred Charlene Wood - Lake City

Thursday, October 31, 2002

Mildred Charlene Wood, 85, of Lake City, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. The daughter of the late Roxie Cavins McCartney and Charles McCartney, she was born Sept. 8, 1917 in Lake City. She was a homemaker and member of Lake City First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a son, W.C. Wood of Lake City; two daughters, Ellen Stewart of Lake City and Virginia Yeargain of Paragould; four granddaughters, Jami Bridger of Jonesboro, Carol Wofford, Asheley Sassums and Lisa Exum, all of Paragould; six great-grandsons and one great- granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W.C. Wood; a son, Donald Wood, and nine brothers and sisters.

A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Monday at Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland with Rev. Doyle Brecklefeldt officiating. The arrangements were under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Paragould.

Pallbearers were James Stewart, Joe Yeargain, Kent Bridger, Chuck Wofford, Brandon Wofford, Brian Sessums and Derick Exum.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Lake City First Untied Methodist Church.