Evelyn Carter Wood, 92, of Columbia, SC passed away Monday, August 3, 2015 at PruittHealth-Blythewood. She was born July 7, 1923 in Martinsville, VA. Evelyn and Blaine Wood owned and operated BEWOOD Paint & Decorating in Camden, SC for many years.
Evelyn is survived by her brother, George A. Carter Jr. of Gainesville, GA; children, Townesy Bowers (John) and George B. Wood Jr. (Kathy); grandchildren, Scott, Megan, Cynthia, and Julia; great-grandchildren, Savannah, Scotty, Sierra, Blaine and Hudson.
She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 68 years, George Blaine Wood; parents, George and Evelyn Carter; sisters, Mary Myers, Jingle Fulcher, and Jett Groves.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, August 6, 2015 at Kornegay & Moseley Funeral Home. Evelyn will be buried beside her husband at a graveside service at Fort Jackson National Cemetery at 11 a.m. followed by a celebration of her life service at 12:30 p.m. Friday, August 7, 2015 in the chapel of Kornegay & Moseley Funeral Home, 4645 Hard Scrabble Rd, Columbia, SC 29229.
The family expresses special appreciation to caregivers and staff at PruittHealth-Blythewood, Pruitt Hospice, and the Kornegay & Moseley staff.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to God’s Storehouse, PO Box 6143, Columbia, SC 29260 or Gideons International (East Camp), PO Box 23223, Columbia, SC 29224.
Please sign the online guest book at www.kornegayandmoseley.com.