WHITE HALL — Cecil Townsend Wood, 83, of White Hall, died Saturday, April 27, 2013. He was born September 27,1929, to the late Cecil Penn and Lora Mae Manning Wood in Arkadelphia, Ark.
He was educated in White Hall, Arkansas graduating from White Hall High School.
He was a member of Central Baptist Church, the Telephone Pioneers and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He served in the United States Army 7th cavalry during the Korean War.
He was retired from Western Electric.
He loved gardening and his yard revealed his love for flowering plants and trees.
He was married to Gerene Keating Wood, July 24, 1976, in Hot Springs, Ark. They shared 30 years of life together, until her death February 27, 2007.
He is survived by his sister, Wanda Walker and her husband James of Pine Bluff and his brother Robert Wood and his wife Wanda of White Hall; three step children Terry Brown of Hot Springs, Ark., Glenda Hollabaugh of Aledo, Texas, and Glenn Keating Jr. of Little Rock, Ark., three step grandchildren, two step great-grandchildren, and two step great, great-grandchildren. Two nephews, Greg Walker and wife Janet, Bob Wood and wife Connie, and three nieces Debra Walker Oldner and husband Chip, Gale Walker Inzer and husband Wayne, and Rhonda Wood Pitts and husband Joe, many more nieces, nephews, friends and family.
Graveside service by Ralph Robinson & Son will be Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in Crestview Cemetery at Hot Springs, Ark. There will be no formal visitation.
Online register at www.ralphrobinsonandson.com