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Claiborn Wood

July 8, 1920 ~ January 24, 2022 (age 101) 101 Years Old

Claiborn Wood Obituary


Baylus Claiborn Wood

July 8, 1920 – January 24, 2022


Spring Hope….Baylus Claiborn Wood of Spring Hope, NC passed away January 24, 2022 at the age of 101. He was a Nash County farmer and a WW11 Navy Veteran.

Due to Covid, graveside services only will be held Friday, January 28, 2022 at Holly Grove Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. with the Dr. Benjamin Quinn and Minister Kevin Connor officiating.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Baylus Cade and Ethel Strickland Wood; sisters, Kiva McCarroll and Naomi Long.

He is survived by his wife of seventy-three years, Mary Leigh Edwards Wood; daughter, Barbara Boykin (Mark) of Bailey; sons, Bobby Wood (Cathy) of Spring Hope, Charles Wood of Spring Hope; grandchildren, Brian Wood (Corie), Jeromy Wood (Jennifer); great-grandchildren, Blair, Blake, Cade, and Addie Grace Wood; sisters, Rosemary Weant of High Point, NC, Joyce Ham of Wilson, NC; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank his special care givers, Lynn Hicks and Darlene Lopez, and a special thanks to Kelly Parker and her hospice team for special care during his last days.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Holly Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1206, Spring Hope, NC 27882.

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Graveside Service
January 28, 2022

11:30 AM
Holly Grove Baptist Church
1640 Holly Road
Spring Hope, NC 27882


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