May 24, 2004

Beatrice Mildred Wood

Beatrice Mildred Wood, 92, of McDonough, died May 21, 2004. She was born in Fulton County, Ga., on March 5, 1912, daughter of Herman and Clara Barton. She was the widow of Thurmond Wood Sr., a homemaker and member of Jodeco Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son Thurmond Wood Jr. of Jonesboro; daughter Virginia McKown of Sanford, Fla.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Betty Johnson, and brother Quincy Barton.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, at Flippen Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at

Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414, is handling arrangements.