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Karen Valee Wood

December 21, 1950 ~ October 21, 2021 (age 70)

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TRINITY-Karen Valee Wood, 70, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 21, 2021.

She was born on December 21, 1950 in High Point, a daughter of Irma White Wood and the late Protus Wood. She worked for Donald Silver for 30 years and most recently with Stancil Designs.  Karen was an active member of Glenola Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and various trios.  She also served as church treasurer and participated in the Awana program. In addition to her father, preceding her in death was a brother, Terrell Daniel Wood.

She leaves to cherish her memory; her sons, Jonathan Tucker and wife Courtney and Travis McKenzie; her mother, Irma White Wood; her sister, Terra Russo and her husband, Gino; her brother, Kevin Wood; her grandchildren, Julianna and Joshua Tucker. Also left to cherish her memory are her aunt, Aileen Huff; her uncle, Herman Wood and a special friend, Gary Farlow, who was a strong support through her 25 year struggle with cancer.

A service to celebrate Karen’s life will be held on Monday, October 25, at 10:00 a.m., at Glenola Baptist Church, with Reverend Tim Steen and Reverend Dr. Joe Coltrane officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Her family will receive friends on Sunday, October 24, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Karen’s memory may be made to Glenola Baptist Church, c/o Nici Watford; 5420 Branson Davis Road, Sophia, NC 27350.


October 24, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cumby Family Funeral Service - Archdale
206 Trindale Rd.
Archdale, NC 27263

Celebration of Life
October 25, 2021

10:00 AM
Glenola Baptist Church
8330 US-311
Archdale, NC 27263

October 25, 2021

Glenola Baptist Church Cemetery
8330 US-311
Archdale, NC 27263

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