Jessie Ruth (Ferguson) Wood age 91 of Luttrell, TN passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving children after a lengthy illness. She was the only child of Harmon and Ada (Underwood) Ferguson. She was preceded in death by her Husband: Rev. J B Wood, long-time member of New Friendship Baptist Church. Jessie Ruth was the pianist for 30 plus years.
She is survived by her Children: Donna Dukes, Geneva (Jess) Walker, Debbie (John) Campbell, Jeff (LeAnn) Wood, Shorty (Charlene) Wood, Roger Wood and Betsy (Sam) Thomas. 8 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren, Sisters-in-Law: Betty Wood and Mary Lou Wood. She was especially proud of all her Children and Grandchildren who lovingly cared for her during her illness. The family would like to express a special thank you to our “Heaven Sent” Angels: Angie Wilkerson and Pat Nicely for the loving care they provided for our Mother. Also, a special thank you to UT Hospice for all of their care and support.
The family will receive friends 5- 8 PM Friday, January 12, 2018 with funeral service to follow at 8 PM Cooke -Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Doug Muncey and Rev. Leonard Goin officiating with music by Richard and Linda Nicely.
Family and friends will meet 10 AM Saturday at the Cooke-Campbell Mortuary to go in procession to Archer and Peters Cemetery on Ridgecrest Rd, Luttrell for 11 AM graveside service.
Pallbearers: Grandsons and Great Grandsons
Honorary Pallbearers: Jess L. Walker Jr., Sam Thomas, John Campbell, John Lawson, Bill Wood, Wayne Wood, Harold Wood and Ronnie Wood
Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.