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Cindy Swift

I remember going to your house and Carrie and I would be up to something and you would just shake your head at us . You were a kind hearted person and you will be missed by family and friends. Sending love and prayers to the family.

Jamie Barrack

Mary Lou was the most kind hearted people I will ever know. I will always remember your beautiful smile and awesome laugh. May God hold you and keep you on the palm of His hand!


I miss you so much Mom

Mary Lou Wood


Mary Lou Wood, 78, of Kingsland, Georgia passed away on December 3rd, 2022 at UF Health in Jacksonville, Florida with her loving family by her side.

Born on December 30th, 1943 in Alexandria, Virginia to (the late) Joseph Sylvester Wood and Alice Elizabeth Heflin. Mary grew up in Alexandria and graduated from Francis C. Hammond High School in 1961.

Shortly after retiring in 2000 as a local government secretary in Lancaster, Virginia, she moved to Kingsland to be a full-time grandmother.

Mary will be remembered by all who knew her as a kind-hearted mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, who was devoted to those she loved.

Our hearts are empty, but we are blessed to have loved her. Family and friends left behind have wonderful memories of Mary and will cherish them always. She will be missed by so many.

Mary leaves behind her children, Dawn Shepherd Terrell and Carrie Rebecca Shepherd; her grandson, Russell Joseph Terrell; and granddaughter, Catherine Olivia Adams, all of St. Mary’s, Georgia; along with her sister, Katherine May of Keller, Texas; brother, Michael Wood of Littleton, Colorado; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A service to remember and celebrate Mary’s life will be held at 1:00 pm on December 31st at Oxley-Heard Funeral Home in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

It is our heartfelt prayer that the memory and honor of Mary inspire you to ever increasing acts of love and kindness.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Pink Santa Hat Movement.


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