She was born Jan. 10, 1948 in Alice to John and Mary Andrews Wood. She was a 1966 graduate of Karnes City High School and had resided in Victoria for several years.
Survivors include one son, Brian (Jessica) Pillow of Beeville; two daughters, Melissa Bass Durment of Beeville and Diana Pillow Vela of Victoria; four sisters, Margie (Johnny) Rogers and Karen (Mike) Kroll both of Karnes City, Darlene Underhill of Victoria and Gail Wood of Beeville; one brother, James (Jayma) Wood of Karnes City; 16 grandchildren, Felecia Vela, Ben Brookins, Jessica Yzaguirre, Tyler Durment, Bianca Precise, Matt Pillow, Mark Pillow, Erica Arciba, Kayli Mumphord, Amanda Pillow, Dexter Durment, Jade Lewis, Krista Zapata, Vincent Vela, Jake Zaiontz and Kasia Zapata; 10 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; one brother, John T. Wood, Jr. and one granddaughter, Valarie Vela.
A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 13 at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Doyle Barnett officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Coastal Bend Crime Stoppers, 210 E. Corpus Christi St. - 200 A, Beeville, TX. 78102