Shirley E. Wood, 79

Shirley E. Wood, 79, of Clemons Center Road, passed away on Aug. 14, 2013 at her home following a long illness.

Born on March 23, 1934 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Henry R. and Evelyn E. (Dussault) Brown.

Shirley attended the Elbow School, Williams Street School and graduated from Whitehall High School in 1952.

She enjoyed playing guitar and singing in the nursing home for the residents.

Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her daughter, Debra Crawford.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Thomas L. Wood, of Clemons; one son, Jonathan Wood of Fort Ann; one brother, Raymond Brown and his wife, Amelia of Clemons; one sister, Sally Brown Madison and her husband, Alfred of Putnam; one grandson, Tim Crawford of Whitehall; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours. A graveside service was conducted on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Clemons Cemetery. 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall, NY.

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