Mrs. Faye Wood, age 73, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home in Bartow.
She was a lifelong resident of Bartow.
She was born July 8, 1941, to Robert Lee Walker and Martha Margaret (Clark) Walker.
She was a licensed practical nurse and worked as the school nurse for the Vanguard School in Lake Wales.
She is survived by a loving family that includes her husband of 38 years, Larry E. Wood, of Bartow; her children, Kenneth G. Parton of Lakeland, Susie Parton of Lakeland, Glenita Lewis of Wales, United Kingdom, Betsy Mittelstet of Houston, Texas, and Shelley Lusty of Kansas City, Mo. She also leaves behind her brother, Joe Walker, and wife, Renie, of Jonesboro, Tenn., her sister, Linda Pollard, and husband, Edward, of Lake Placid; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Raymond Walker of Bartow.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 25 at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home in Bartow.
Graveside services will follow at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26 at Gandy Cemetery in Connersville.
Whidden-McLean Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.