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Hazel Gray Camden Wood
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Obituary for Hazel Gray Camden Wood

Hazel Gray Camden Wood, 96, of Amherst, VA passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 at Fairmont Crossing. She was born on May 28, 1921 in Roseland to the late William Carrington Camden and Lena Gray Wright Camden. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of over 40 years, Simon V. (Tom) Wood; brothers, Lylburn Arlen Camden, Charles Elton Camden, Joe Taylor Camden, Theodore Wilson Camden, and twin brother, Harold Wright Camden; and sister, Eleanore Carrie Camden. Mrs. Wood was raised in the home of Herman Roy Canody and Maude Wright Canody, along with her cousins, Doris Canody Campbell and John Roy Canody, Sr.

Mrs. Wood was a faithful and active member of Amherst Baptist Church where she had served on numerous church committees during her life. She had retired as a lab technician from the American Cyanamid Plant in Piney River, VA.

Mrs. Wood is survived by a step-son, Wendell Massie Wood of Lynchburg, and by numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral for Mrs. Wood will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Driskill Funeral Chapel with Reverend David Clay officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, January 1, 2018 from 2:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. prior to the funeral. Interment will be in Amherst Cemetery.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Fairmont Crossing and Centra Hospice for their loving care of Hazel. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in memory of Hazel Wood to Amherst Baptist Church, 226 Lexington Turnpike, Amherst, VA 24521.

Driskill Funeral Chapel, Amherst is serving the Wood family. Online condolences may be made at Driskill Funeral Chapel, Amherst, www.driskillfuneral.com


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Monday

1

Jan

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel

201 Grandview Drive
P.O. Box 665
Amherst, Virginia 24521

Funeral

Monday

1

Jan

3:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel

201 Grandview Drive
P.O. Box 665
Amherst, Virginia 24521

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