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Nancy Jane (Mitchiner) Wood

November 24, 1945 — April 17, 2020

Waco, Texas

Nancy Jane Mitchiner Wood age 74, of Meridian, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2020 in Clifton, Texas.

Private graveside services will be held Monday, April 20, 2020 at the Bosqueville Cemetery in Bosqueville, Texas. Family members will officiate. Pallbearers will be Mike Wood, Mathew Enriquez, Will Speer, Jakob Wood, Joey Speer, Carlos Enriquez, and Trevlyn Winder.

Nancy Jane Mitchiner was born in Waco, Texas on November 24, 1945 to George James and Juanita Estelle Yarbrough Mitchiner. She lived in Bosqueville as a child. She married Joe A. Wood on March 8, 1963. In May of 1964 she graduated high school from China Spring. Together they raised 3 children, Mike, James Mathew, and Jennifer. Nancy worked at Goodall-Witcher and Clifton Nursing and Rehab and a Physical Therapy Assistant and Activity Director. She loved to travel, watch her children and grandchildren play sports. Nancy made several E-Pals on the computer. She enjoyed writing. Nancy loved their little piece of property in Meridian. Most importantly though she loved the fact that her children lived close to her so she could see them often. Her favorite trips were to Wyoming, South Dakota, the Pacific Ocean, and going on a cruise with her daughter Jennifer in 2009 to Cozumel. Nancy loved the gulf and being near the water. She would sit on the beach and listen to the seagulls and feel the ocean breeze. In 2005-2006 Nancy took a trip to the Netherlands to visit a close friend. In her spare time she enjoyed reading about history and especially the Civil War being that two of her great-great-grandfathers served during that time. Joe and Nancy would sit for hours watching movies on Lifetime. Joe use to run a projector at the movies in Hillsboro when she first met him in June of 1961. Nancy was a Methodist/Baptist because as a child she grew up in the Methodist church in Bosqueville. She enjoys most everything that she does with her children and grandchildren. Nancy loved going places, cook outs and just sitting around visiting. She will truly be missed.

Left to cherish her memories are her husband, Joe Wood of Meridian; children, Mike Wood and wife, Shirley, Mathew Enriquez and husband, Chuck, Jennifer Speer and husband, Joey; grandchildren, Will Speer and wife, Kenzie, Jakob Wood and Natalie, Emily Winder and husband, Trevlyn, Stephanie Law; great-grandchildren, Carter Law and Jensen Speer; numerous other relatives and many friends.

Preceded in death by her parents, George James and Juanita Estelle Yarbrough Mitchiner.

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Arrangements were made by Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, Texas 254-435-2792.

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