Glen Wade Wood, 67, of Caraway, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at his home. Born May 5, 1943, in Caraway, he was the son of Clifford and Tressie Griggs Wood and had been a longtime Caraway area resident. Mr. Wood was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt, fish and ride horses. He retired from Thermogas and the Caraway Volunteer Fire Department and was a former member of the Craighead County Mounted Patrol. He served several years on the Caraway City Council and was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Caraway.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Charlotte Wood of the home; his mother, Tressie Wood of Caraway; two sons, Brandon Wood and wife Tammy of Osceola and Jamie Leonard of St. Louis, Mo.; three daughters, Kim Kluge and husband Mike of Florissant, Mo., Candy Millikin and husband Bruce of Batesville and Barbara Weathers and husband Kenny of Caraway; nine grandsons, Jamie Leonard, Cody and Caleb Weathers, Shane and Tyler Kluge, Jake Rowell, Cory, Remington and Jaxon Wood; a sister-in-law, Janie Minton of Caraway; a brother-in-law, Fred Pearson of Mountain Home; several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.
Mr. Wood was preceded in death by his father, Clifford Wood.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at the Community of Christ Church in Caraway with Elder Kenny Qualls, Elder Gary Earnhart and Priest Leland Dowless officiating. Burial followed in the Caraway Cemetery under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila.
The family received visitors from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at the church.
Pallbearers were Cody Weathers, Caleb Weathers, Tyler Kluge, Jake Rowell, Cory Wood, Kyle Jeffers, Remington Wood and Jaxon Wood. Honorary pallbearers were Aaron Fulks, Hunter Miller, Danny Ray Sneed, Mike Rhodes, Jerry Qualls, Charles Wayne Brickell, Herb Granger, Brian Minton, Larry Ervin, Lonnie Anderson, Clyde Wood, Melvin Wood, the Community of Christ Church, Jerry Pettit, Jerry Stokes, Burl McCormick, Dean Storey, Marvin Browning, Asa Boatman, Ricky Justus, Irving Smith, George Gibson, Larry Davis, Gary Davis, Ron Harris, Bill Leveritte, Gary Don Hurst, Ty Minton and Junior Berry.