Friday, October 24, 2014

Pauline Denson Wood

Pauline Denson Wood, 91, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at the Mississippi State Veterans Hospital in Oxford, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 25, 2014, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Bowie officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Ms. Wood was born on March 31, 1923, to William Quinn and Mary Warwick Denson. She was a member of First Baptist Church Louisville. She answered the call of her country by serving in the United States Navy during World War II.

Ms. Wood is survived by her daughter, Barbara Jean Wood of Louisville; and her son, Robert Denson Wood. She is also survived by her sister, Jean Denson Evans; and her daughter-in-law, Miriam Wood. She also leaves behind five grandchildren: Larry W. Guy, Karen W. McClaran, Jospeh H. Wood, Madeline W. Sherer, and Chrysten Wood; along with six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Clay Wood; and her parents.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at