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Edith Ardella Wood, 97, formerly of the Athens Rd. in Princeton, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Princeton Health Care Center. Born in Mercer County June 21, 1920 she was the daughter of the late Nicholas L. and Mary Lou Belle Griffith White.
Edith retired from the Mercer County School System after 35 years of service. She last taught at Oakvale Elementary School. She was a graduate of Athens High School and received her B.S. in Education from Concord College. She was a member of the Melrose Presbyterian Church in Princeton and a former member of Athens Chapter #33, Order of the Eastern Star.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Lewis Wood; four sisters, Florence Mandeville, Agnes Skeens, Audessa Wright and Helen Harvey and four brothers, Willy White, Andrew White, Garland White and Grover White.
Survivors include one son, Randy Wayne Wood and wife Kathy of Springfield, VA; three grandsons, Brian Wood, Daniel Wood and Patrick Wood and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor Richard Godfrey officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:00 AM to the service hour on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in memory of Edith may be made to your favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.seaverfuneralservice.com
Published on July 25, 2017
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