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Sophia Butler Wood

02.01.19 Wood Sophia

Sophia Butler Wood, of Ruston La, died January 30, 2019. Born in Enid, OK in 1930, she married George Wood in 1949, and they shared over fifty years of married life until his death in 1999. During that time she traveled with him during his military career, while raising five children.
Following his retirement from the US Air Force, she entered the workforce, eventually retiring from Farmers Home Administration in Ruston. She was predeceased in death by her beloved Woody; her parents William and Florence Butler; siblings Lu, Vera, Kermit, K.O., and LeMauris; her son-in-law Oliver (Butch) Carroll; and grandson Andrew Wood.
She is survived by her children Bill (Barbara Miller), Jo Carroll, Becky (Gil) Whalen, Paul (Holly Hall), and Pam (Michael) Rachal. She is also survived by her grandsons, Jonne Spann, Adam (Natasha Fevre) Wood, and Richard Carroll, and great-grandchildren Natalie and Nathan Carroll, and Owen Fevre-Wood. Also among her cherished family is her faith community at Temple Baptist Church.
Services will be at Temple Baptist Church on Saturday, Feb. 2nd, at 3pm with internment following at Kilpatrick Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive visitors preceding the service at 2 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Temple Baptist Church (Building or Library Fund) or Rolling Hills Ministries.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at .

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