Jaclyn Denise Wood

Jaclyn Denise Wood

Sunday, October 8th, 1978 - Friday, September 11th, 2020
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CORDELE —Jaclyn Denise Wood 41, of Cordele, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Crisp Regional Hospital. Services will be at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in the Chapel at Hughes and Wright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery. In accordance with the COVID-19 regulations, face masks or face coverings are suggested and seating will be limited due to social distancing requirements.

Jaclyn was born in Americus, Ga. She attended Darton College and excelled in the classroom. She was an Honor Student, made Deans List, a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and was a Who’s Who among college students. She was working towards obtaining a Nursing Degree but was unable to finish due to an unexpected diagnosis of Leukemia. Jaclyn was one of the Baptist faith and she loved her family dearly; especially her pit bull, Willie Nelson.

She is survived by her parents: Jack and Melba Wood of Cordele, Ga., her brother: Jack “Bubba” Wood Jr. of Cordele, Ga., her sister Sabrina Wood Free of Hawkinsville, Ga., her nieces: Callie McCalvin and Taylor McCalvin of Hawkinsville, Ga., a great-nephew: Jax McCalvin of Hawkinsville Ga., and her grandmother Carolyn Wood of Cordele, Ga. Favorite aunt, Susan Welch of Americus, Ga.; cousins, Lynsey and Dan Williams of Montezuma, Little Dan and James Williams, and Reggie Welch of Americus; and numerous favorite cousins.

Online condolences may be left at Hughes & Wright Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with these arrangements.
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    Sunday, September 13th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    Sunday, September 13th, 2020 4:00pm
    Hughes & Wright Funeral Home
    1010 East 8th Avenue
    CORDELE, GA 31015
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donna clavier

Posted at 04:30pm
So sorry for your loss Jack. Donna Clavier

Robin Hobbs Stubbs

Posted at 06:03pm
So sorry to hear of y'all's loss, Melba, Jack, and Mrs Carolyn. I've been thinking of you😢


Posted at 04:00pm
Just read where your daughter had passed. So sorry for your loss. I know this is a difficult time and there are no words that can make that pain go away. Only thing I have is. She’s no longer in pain and she left you knowing she was loved by her entire family. Be strong Brother, Sorry for your loss
Your friend, Hoop.

janice gauthier

Posted at 06:20am
Melba, we are keeping you and your family and all Jaclyn's loved ones in our prayers. Sincerely, janice gauthier

Paige Nipper Smith

Posted at 09:47pm
Such a kind and beautiful person. My deepest condolences to her family. Her and her sweet grandmother (Ms. Carolyn Wood) had such a close bond. Paige Nipper Smith

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