Macon: Annie Ruth Valentine Wood, 81, of Macon died Thursday January 29, 2004. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Second Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Macon Memorial Park. Revs. Mike Slade and Dan Strickland will officiate.
Mrs. Wood, a native of Macon, was the daughter of the late Roger E. Valentine and Annie Ruth Martin Valentine Hart and the widow of Heyward E. Wood.
A retired artist, she was a former member of the Middle Georgia Art Association, Camera Club and the Writers Guild. She also taught charm/modeling at the YWCA as well as Dale Carnegy courses. She was also a photographic retoucher, copy restoration artist as well as a published poet and gag writer.
Survivors include her daughters; Cindy Woods of Roanoke, VA and Debbie Stephens of Bonaire. Siblings; Edna Fowler and George Valentine of Macon and Angela White of Oregon. Grandchildren; Mark Woods, Larisa Fox, April Uden, Sherry Kelly, Christy Gorth and Sarah Stephens. Six great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Heritage Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.