Thelma Wood |

Thelma Wood

Thelma Hasel Wood died Feb. 16 in Grass Valley. She was 93.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, at Chapel of the Roses Mortuary in Atascadero. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, at Chapel of the Roses. Burial will take place at Atascadero District Cemetery.

Mrs. Wood was born March 23, 1914, in Gaither, Ark., to Frank and Ruth (Wasson) Hickman. She attended elementary school, high school and some college in Arkansas. She received her bachelor’s degree and teaching credential at Long Beach State. She married Carroll D. Wood on April 24, 1938, in Yellville, Ark.

Mrs. Wood taught school, including elementary special education. She was a member of the Grass Valley United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star. When she was younger, she enjoyed horseback riding and hunting. She was a gardener and enjoyed sewing and crocheting for her grandchildren when they were young.

Mrs. Wood is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jerrell and Mary Wood of Auburn; daughter, Mary Carolyn Paget of Bee Branch, Ark.; granddaughters and husbands Kathrine and Peter Kinney of Grass Valley and Meri Lyn and Travis Love of Bee Branch, Ark.; grandsons Howard Wood of Aptos and Joel Paget of Bee Branch, Ark.; grandson and wife, Jefferson and Michele Wood of Long Beach and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll D. Wood; sister, Mary Sue Hickman and parents, Ruth and Frank Hickman.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City.

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