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Mary A. Wood

April 11, 1950 — May 10, 2024

Mary Ann Blythe Wood, age 74, passed away on May 10, 2024 at her home in Trussville, AL.  She was born on April 11, 1950 in Birmingham, AL.  She attended Ensley High School where and later married her life-long love, David Wood in 1968.  Within a week, he was deployed to Vietnam.  After he returned, they lived a military lifestyle as they traveled with their children Dana and Tracy to Germany, Texas and Oklahoma. They finally settled in Trussville, AL, where the girls attended school.  Mary became an insurance adjuster for Crawford and Company until she retired.  Mary was a devoted mother and “rock” to her family.  She enjoyed fishing, boating, traveling, spending time camping on Logan Martin and organizing large family get togethers.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents, Alfred L. Blythe and Oneda Payne Blythe, her beloved husband of 47 years, David Wood, their daughter, Tracy Denise Wood Ervin (Randall Ervin) her sister, Donna K Sellers, her nephew, Gary Lee Sellers, Jr, and her brother, Charles Randal Blythe. 

Mary’s surviving family includes her daughter, Dana Elizabeth Wood Suggs; grandchildren, Cody J. Suggs, Heather P. Suggs, Tyler D. Ervin, and Daniel “Kain” Knight; and 2 great grandchildren, Hannah P. Suggs and Casey J Suggs, all of Trussville, AL.  Mary’s surviving siblings, 3 sisters and a brother; Linda Baugh of Forestdale, AL, Connie Davis (Kenny) of Odenville, AL, Terry Barrett (Tim) of Fultondale, AL and Alfred “Freddy” Blythe of Forestdale, AL.

Services will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens, Trussville AL.  Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. until service time at 2:00 P.M.

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

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Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235

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