Erlene Wood


Erlene Wood, 90, of Nauvoo, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, at her residence.

Visitation will be held Monday, May 20, 2019, from 1 until 2 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Bobby Canell will officiate. Burial will be at Bennett Cemetery in Jasper.  

Wood is preceded in death by her father, Floyd D. Bates; mother, Verda Bates; husband, Willie Nathaniel Wood; and son, Steve Wood.

She is survived by her daughters, Mary Ellen Phillips of Nauvoo, Betty Hand, Tina Gaines and Sandra Calhoun; son, Jimmy Wood; sisters, Elsie Dobbins, Jennie Loveless and Jeanette Camp; brothers, John Bates and Sylvester Bates; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; (205) 384-5571