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Lura Perry Wood  

Lura Perry Wood

May 6, 1926 –¬†August 7, 2016

Lura Perry Wood, age 90, of DeLand, FL and formerly of New Castle and Dover, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 7, 2016.

Born in Neuse, NC on May 6, 1926, Mrs. Wood was a daughter of the late Obie and Bertha (Williams) Perry. She made her career as an office manager for City of Mirrors, retiring in 1988 after many years of dedicated service.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wood was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles Lewis Wood; brothers, Samuel, Claude and Ollie Perry; and sisters, Ruth Holmun and Betty Johnson. She is survived by her children, Charles Lee Wood, Dorothy Ann Keeler and Beverly Sue Amalfitano; 6 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Monday, August 15, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

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  1. Sharon Pusey, August 9, 2016

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Sharon (Jester) Pusey and family

  2. Isabel Jester Rifenburg, August 9, 2016

    So sorry to hear this news. She was a dear friend and we shared a lot together. Prayers for the family and rest in peace Lura. You will be missed.

  3. Darlene Ganey, August 9, 2016

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you she was loved by all whom knew her and one of the best aunts ever…I hope she is dancing in the sky…may she rest in peace with all our loved ones

  4. Karen (Jester) Murphy, August 9, 2016

    She was a wonderful person. l loved to be at her house with her and Charlie cooking. You are surely missed by you family and by ours. Our family thought of you often. You will be missed.

  5. Chris Biddle-Walker, August 9, 2016

    Dottie, Charlie and family…so,so sorry for your loss. I wish I could stay in DE another week to pay my respects. Just know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Much love. Chris

  6. candy wood paulk, August 10, 2016

    A great lady and aunt. May she rest in peace.
    You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Bruce Amalfitano, August 11, 2016

    She was a kind and incredible woman. She was the best mother in law anyone could ever ask for. Always supporting and caring to me and my whole family. The world was a better place with Lura and Charley Wood in it. They will be truly missed.

  8. Lisa Billings, August 13, 2016

    I haf the pleasure of helping her out for a couple years…….I loved her just as if she where my own Mom……..Thank you Charlie and Dottie for trusting her with me…….Love you Mama……R.I.P you sweet, loving lady……

  9. Billy and Jeanette Wood, August 14, 2016

    We are sorry for your loss and Pray you find Peace in your Memories. God bless you all

  10. Nancy Lapp, August 14, 2016

    What a sweet lady she was! Great friend to my mother Rebecca. Lura came to our church when she lived in DE, she was a great encourager. She was loved!!


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