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Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of Viola Vivian GRIGGS (35) & William Dee WOOD

74. Oscar WOOD. Born in Nov 1898 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 74, Oscar died in Tennessee in 1973. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

On 19 Dec 1918 when Oscar was 20, he married Hazel L. PEARCY, daughter of Thomas J. PEARCY (1864-1944) & Susan Francis KEE (1876-1915), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in 1901 in Tennessee. At the age of 70, Hazel L. died in Tennessee in 1971. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

They had the following children:
i. Maxine. Born in 1919. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

ii. Mayrene. Born in 1919.

Mayrene married Dennis THREADGILL.

142 iii. Wilma (1926-)

75. Robert Leo WOOD. Born on 6 Dec 1900 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 66, Robert Leo died in Cedar Grove, Carroll County, Tennessee on 21 Oct 1967. Buried in Oct 1967 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Robert Leo married Louella FLAKE, daughter of Andrew L. FLAKE (1866-1938) & Mary H. PEARCY (1867-). Born on 2 Mar 1900 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 88, Louella died in Cedar Grove, Carroll County, Tennessee on 15 Sep 1988. Buried in Sep 1988 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1938. Resided in 1st District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

They had the following children:
i. Alma Lee.

ii. Earl H.. Born on 8 Oct 1927 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 1, Earl H. died on 11 Mar 1929. Buried in Mar 1929 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.


76. Elmer V. WOOD. Born on 5 Jul 1904 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 73, Elmer V. died in Adamsville, McNairy County, Tennessee in Mar 1978. Buried in Mar 1978 in Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Elmer V. married Martha Ann ADAMS, daughter of Elijah B. ADAMS (1864-1939) & Rinie McDANIEL (1885-1928). Born on 22 Jul 1908 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 92, Martha Ann died in Selmer, McNairy County, Tennessee on 25 Nov 2000. Buried in 2000 in Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Resided in Rock Springs, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1939. Alias/AKA: "Annie".

Obituary: ADAMSVILLE - Services for Annie Martha Wood, 92, will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Adamsville Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Beech River Cemetery in Lexington. Mrs. Wood, a homemaker, died Saturday at Methodist Healthcare-McNairy County General Hospital in Selmer of heart failure. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Wood. She is survived by two sons, James Wood of Adamsville and Jerry Wood of Shiloh; a sister and a brother, Rena Fesmire of Lexington and Priestly Adams of Reeding, California. For more information, call Shackleford Funeral Home in Selmer at (901) 645-3481.

They had the following children:
143 i. James
144 ii. Thomas Jerry (1937-)
iii. Linda. Buried in Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Died as an infant.


77. Opal WOOD. Born in 1908 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 2004.

On 19 May 1929 when Opal was 21, she married Martin H. OLIVE, son of John H. OLIVE (1868-1945) & Josie Florence KEE (1872-1943). Born in 1902. At the age of 77, Martin H. died in 1979. Buried in 1979 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Resided in Strayleaf, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1943. Alias/AKA: "Mart".

They had the following children:
i. Infant. Infant died in 1930. Born in 1930. Buried in 1930 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

145 ii. Jo Helen (1931-2002)

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