Betty J. Wood

November 21, 1949July 8, 2013

Betty J. Wood, 63, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Mon., July 8, 2013 at Tampa General Hospital. A native of Columbus, OH, she was born Nov. 21, 1949 to Albert and Audrey (Swank) Briggs, one of four children. Mrs. Wood moved to Citrus County in 1996 from Milton, FL, but had also lived previously in Idaho. She was a retired long distance truck driver who loved boating and playing bingo. Long time active member of VFW Post 8189 Dumas & Hartson. Two times past president of MCOA-VFW. Betty is survived by her three sisters: Diana Lumpkins, Homosassa; Vickie Wiley, Hudson; Christy Bateman, Milton and three nieces, Andrea (and husband Jeff Collins), and great nieces, Christine and Jessica; stepson Richard Wood of Milton, FL (and wife Sandy) and 2 grandchildren. Mrs. Wood was preceded in death by her husband, Adrian V. Wood (1992) and a daughter, Beverly June Lanham (1971). Join us in a celebration of life to be held on Sat., July 13, 2013 at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, at 1:30 P.M.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, July 13, 2013

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Andrea Collins

July 25, 2013

Beet, you will never know how much I truly cherished our relationship. You were an amazing aunt, I will forever carry it in my heart to teach others. Everyday I miss you more and more. Hope your having fun with Uncle Woody and Beverly and Grandma Audrey. I love you and will see you someday.


July 18, 2013

Missing you!!!

Alex Hinson

July 12, 2013

My condolences go out to the family of Betty J Woods. We can put trust in our heavenly father who is God of comfort


July 12, 2013

We are blessed to carry your love and kindness in our hearts forever.
Farewell my friend..till we meet again.

Billie Oliver

July 12, 2013

Capt. Betty you were a good friend and I will miss our good times on the water. Say hello to our friend Frannie.

sheila long-lopez

July 12, 2013

oh betty I will sadly miss were one of my first friends down bella loved you sheila

Sandra Ryder

July 11, 2013

You were a wonderful friend and I will miss you very much. The good times we had at bingo were special. RIP

July 11, 2013

Will miss your beautiful smile and friendship, R.I.P. Betty, love from Jackie and Mack

Judy Shrader

July 11, 2013

Bettys family has lost a very special lady..we will miss our friend this winter.Thinking of the family and her many many friends.

Ann Long

July 11, 2013

You were a very special lady...Mark and I will miss you vey much. We love yo Betty