Clara L. Wood

Published 6:34 am Saturday, February 28, 2009

By Staff
Mrs. Clara Lilley Wood, 78, of Pactolus died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009.
A funeral will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Wilkerson Funeral Home, Greenville, with the Rev. Bill Gay officiating. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park.
Mrs. Wood was born in Tarboro. She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Elma Lilley. She was a graduate of Tarboro High School. She had been a resident of the Pactolus community for the past 30 years. She was married to Joe A. Wood, who survives. She was a member of Pactolus Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Morton of Greenville and Cathy Bernard of Hudson, N.H.; one son, Steve Whitehurst of Norfolk, Va.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruby Snyder of Mebane; and three brothers, Leonard D. Lilley Jr. of Greenville, Robert Lilley of Raleigh and Ronald Lilley of Winterville.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Ray Lilley, and one sister, Lillian Bryant.
The family will receive friends today from 3-5 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home, Greenville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pamlico Dialysis, c/o Kathy Galloway, 1983 W. Fifth St., Washington, NC 27889.
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