Johnnie "Boley"Jasper Wood, 77, of Stringer, Mississippi, died Thursday, May 30, 2019, at his residence in Stringer, Mississippi. He was born Thursday, August 7, 1941, in Jasper County, Mississippi.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, June 2, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel and the Burial will follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. David Williams and Bro. Jonathan Phillips will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pops was a very hard-working man. He was definitely one of a kind. He enjoyed deer and coon hunting, fishing, cooking and working in his garden. But most of all, Pops loved to talk to anyone and everyone. He enjoyed cooking his famous deer stew for his family and friends. He fought hard to win the race against cancer, but time ran out. Pops always had a saying, “Boys its time to call the dogs and go to the house”. On May 30, 2019, Jesus called Pops home to heaven. He will be missed every day.
He was preceded in death by His father, John Wood; mother, Colonie Wood; son, Rickey Joe Wood; brothers, Roscoe Wood, J.W. Wood, Oliver J. Wood, J.C. Wood, and William T. Wood; sister, Lucille Abbey.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years Merle Wood of Stringer, MS; daughter, Robbie Fuller of Stringer, MS; son, David Wood of Stringer, MS; granddaughter, Sommer Fuller of Stringer, MS; grand-fur baby, Sophie Fuller of Stringer, MS; brother, Talmage Wood (Margaret) of Stringer, MS; Sister, Dell Marie Williams (Billy Ray) of Stringer, MS.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Busby, George Hatten, Jim Yawn, Ryan Yawn, Petey Kelly, and Mike Williams.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Larry Shelby, Douglas Myrick, Dale Graham, Charles Ellis, Roy Myrick, and Ronnie Ishee.
Online guestbook may be signed at www.colonialchapellaurel.com