Hamel “Jay” Wood, age 76, of Atlanta, Texas, went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 10, 2020, in an Atlanta, Texas hospital.
Jay was born March 30, 1944, in Atlanta, Texas, to Hamel, Sr. and Frances Wood. He was retired from International Paper; was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed spending time with family, yardwork, reading, crossword puzzles, classic country, gospel music, and old westerns. He was preceded in death by his sister, Bonnie Robertson; and his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Wood of Atlanta, Texas; his children, Chris Wood of Atlanta, Texas, Autumn Wood and fiancé Randy Hart of Atlanta, Texas, Nathan Wood and wife Stacie of Katy, Texas; two sisters, Joyce Dumas of Atlanta, Texas, Janice Hill of Queen City, Texas; three grandchildren, Jackson Steger of Atlanta, Texas, Maren and Nora Wood of Katy, Texas; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be 10 am, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 in the Hanner Funeral Chapel with Bro. Gary Terry officiating.
Viewing will be Monday, July 13, 2020 from 4:00 pm, to 8 pm at Hanner Funeral Service.
Interment will be in Macedonia Cemetery, Doddridge, Arkansas.
Those wishing to memorialize Jay may make contributions to Piney Grove Baptist and First Baptist Atlanta.
Guest registry is available at www.hannerfuneralservice.com