Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Barbara Jean Wood

Barbara Wood, age 70, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Paul Blanchard officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.

Barbara was born in Oxford, Mississippi, on August 4, 1948, to Henry Clay and Pauline Denson Wood. She was a 1966 graduate of Louisville High School and a 1977 graduate of the University of Mississippi. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisville and later she taught school. Barbara was very creative and as an artist she enjoyed making wearable art jewelry. She also enjoyed style, fashion, makeup, and clothing so she channeled her interests and opened a boutique in Louisville.

Barbara is survived by her brother Robert Denson Wood of Louisville; and her sister-in-law Miriam Wood of Simpsonville, South Carolina. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews: Lorry W. Guy, Karen W. McClaran, Joseph H. Wood, Madeline W. Sherer, and Cristian Wood. She was preceded in death by 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 www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.