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Shelton Franklin Wood, 83, of 3308 Hampton, TN formerly of Copperhead Hollow Road, Mountain City, went on to be with the Lord at his residence 1-27-14. Shelton was born April 27, 1930 to Perry and Maggie Arnold Wood in Harnett County, North Carolina. He was the devoted husband of Virginia Ann Wood for the last 54 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Arnold Wood. Survivors include in addition to his wife; three daughters, Jenny Johnson, Chesapeake, VA, Marie Smith, Winter Garden, FL, and Kathy Brinkerhoff, Hampton, TN; sons-in-law, Mark, Greg and Mika; brothers, John and Billy Wood; and a sister, Priscilla Turner, all of North Carolina; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Shelton was a retired truck driver. He was a member of Bakers Gap Baptist Church. He loved to share his talent of music with everyone, but most of all the light of his life was God and his family. He will be remembered for his gentle spirit and his ever loving and generous heart.
A memorial service will be held in his honor. Arrangements to be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Carter County.