James E. Wood (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. James E. Wood, 69, husband of Dale Wood, of McKenzie Dr., entered into rest on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at Aiken Regional Medical Center. His funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, August 23, 2010 in the Rowland Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Mitchum and Pastor Bill Mitchum officiating. Interment will be in Pineview Memorial Park. Mr. Wood was a native of Loganville, GA and had made North Augusta his home for the past 40 years. He retired after 30 years of service from the Augusta Chronicle where he was the press room supervisor. He was a member of Green Pond Baptist Church. Additional survivors include five sons, James Griffin of North Augusta, Richard Griffin of Hephzibah, James Wood of Martinez, Joseph Wood of Monroe, GA and Jeffery Wood of North Augusta; three daughters, Melody Wooten and Sheryl Kelley both of Augusta and Alisa Hudson of Commerce, GA; one brother, Lonnie Wood of Loganville, GA; two sisters, Elaine Myers of Loganville, GA and Inez Stewart of Greensboro, GA and twelve grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Mr. Wood's grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Mr. Wood's granddaughters. The family will receive friends at Rowland Funeral Home this evening, Sunday, August 22, 2010 from 6:00 until 7:30. Please visit the online register at www.rowlandfuneralhome.com . Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-August 22, 2010