Wood, Mabel Mangrum

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Mabel Mangrum Wood, 98, of Franklin Springs, Ga., passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Born November 21, 1922 near Floyd County, Va., she was the daughter of the late D.C. and Pearl Dehart Mangrum.

She was a member of the Franklin Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. She also, with her husband, served as a missionary in South Africa from 1953-1961.

She is also preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Roy Wilson Wood; and daughters, Elizabeth Boykin and Paulette Abbott.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Baxter and Thressa Wood; grandchildren, Laressa (Calum) Mackenzie of Fort Myers, Fla., Laurel (Jonathan) Murrow of Farmington, Ga., Paul “Bo” (Mary) Boykin, Jr. of Ila, Ga., Tyler (Randi) Boykin of Bishop, Ga., and Andrea Walker of Kamloops, BC, Canada; great grandchildren, Austin, Alex, and Jake Hendry, Madeleine, Ella, and Sophie Murrow, Glenn and Gus Boykin, Bo and Molly Boykin, and Kesh and Kiran Fellenz; great-great grandson, Grayson; and many other family members and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, in the Appalachian Conference Cemetery in Dublin, Virginia.

The Wood family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, Virginia. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com