Norma Jane Wood

August 23, 1932 ‒ September 20, 2019

Ashley, Ohio

Norma Jane Wood, 87, of Ashley passed away Friday afternoon, September 20, 2019 in the emergency room at Grady Memorial Hospital.

She was born on August 23, 1932 in Delaware, the daughter of the late Archie Earl Knauber and Myrtle Marie (Gale) Knauber. On September 19, 1953, Norma married the love of her life Dale Leon Wood. Together they shared 61 years of marriage. Sadly, Dale passed away on January 17, 2015.

Receiving a degree in taxes and bookkeeping, she worked for herself for many years. She enjoyed fishing, camping, boating, traveling cross country, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing bingo and Saturday night family card games. She was an avid fan of Mickey and Minnie Mouse and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Norma is survived by her four children, Janie Sue (Everette) Summers of Hixson, Tennessee, Larry Dale (Pamela) Wood of Ostrander, John Wesley (Sharon) Wood of Marengo, and Clara Kay Honeter of Radnor; 14 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Norma is preceded in death by her son-in-law Ronnie Honeter, 4 brothers and 5 sisters.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 4 – 8 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive at W. William Street, Delaware, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 11:00 am with Rev. Everette Summers and Rev. Izetta Torina officiating. Burial will follow in Radnor Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Arbors at Delaware Dementia Wing.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Wood family.

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  • So many good memories of your Mom and your family growing up. Praying for you all during this hard time ❤

  • Wonderful memories growing up with great neighbors like your mom and dad and family. Praying for comfort at this difficult time.

  • Sending our prayers and thoughts to all the family. God has gained a very special Angel and the family has one more special Guardian Angel watching over them !

    God Bless,
    Michael & Betty Hopper

  • So sorry to hear about your wonderful mom.. Rest in Peace Jane .. God Bless and prayers go out to all..

  • I want to wish the whole family of Janes the best of luck getting through these hard times and I am sure it will be hard for some of the family but the best of luck to all.

  • I want to wish the wood family the best of luck you are in my prayers during these hard times may God bless you all

  • Condolences and sympathy going out each every family members, Prayers and hugs going out to you all. Heaven recieved another beautiful Angel

  • Your Dad and Mom were great neighbors and when we think of our childhood we think of your family❤️ Prayers for all.

  • So sorry for your loss. I remember this lady, she used to come in at the gas station in Ashley, where I worked. She always made me smile. She was such a nice person. Full of life and ornery.

  • So sorry to hear about your mom. I have so many great memories of her and the family! We were not only neighbors but forever friends of the family. Deep condolences to the family. 🙏🏼❤️🙏🏼