Shirley Cox Wood
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Shirley Cox Wood
  • March 12, 1935 - November 5, 2017
  • Lynchburg, Virginia

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Shirley Cox Franklin Wood, 82, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, November 5, 2017, at Runk & Pratt of Forest. Twice married she is the wife of Kenneth Murray Wood and the widow of William Coty Franklin.

Born in Lynchburg, she is the daughter of the late John Henry Cox and the late Grace Spradlin Cox. In addition to her parents and her first husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara C. Lloyd.

Shirley was a member of Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church and a retired employee of Verizon after 45 years of service.

In addition to her husband, Ken, she is survived by one daughter, Vickie F. Hanna (Rick), of Rustburg; three step children, Kenneth V. Wood (Carrol), of Roanoke, Sandra I. Wood of Lynchburg and David W. Wood (Stacie), of Seffner, FL; one brother, John Cox (Pat), of Forest; two grandchildren, Christopher Ooten and Rickie Deveny (Brian) and four great grandchildren, Anna Ooten, Emily Ooten, Sarah Ooten and Olivia Ooten.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, November 12, 2017, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with Reverend Elizabeth Ecklund officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.