Lavada Wood

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December 30, 1935 - November 5, 2019
Born in McDougal, AR
Resided in St. Peters, MO

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Lavada Wood, (nee: Gunnels) of Saint Peters, MO, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the age of 83. Beloved wife of more than 30 years to the late Virgil Wood; Cherished daughter of the late Robert and Clesta Gunnels; devoted mother of Tina (David) Parker and Sheila Jean Wood; loving grandmother of Ashley (Matthew) Willis, Dallas Parker; dear sister of Tina Albertine. Lavada is preceded in death by 14 brothers and sisters.

Lavada retired from Boise Cascade Company. She liked gardening and cooking. Lavada was a loving care giver.  She loved her grandchildren and her Pomeranians. Lavada enjoyed country music, some of her favorites included George Strait and Elvis Presley. She was a hard worker and a very strong woman.

Lavada was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Memorials may be made in Lavada's name to donor’s choice.

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  1. Virginia & Ron Oakley November 11, 2019 at 10:57 pm - Reply

    We worked with Lavada at Boise Cascade. She was a sweet lady & hard worker. She will be missed.

    Virginia & Ron Oakley

  2. MARCIA MOOR November 24, 2019 at 11:09 am - Reply

    Tina and Sheila,
    So sorry to hear of your moms passing. She was a sweet, wonderful woman and neighbor. Sympathy and love to you both.

    Marcia and Clint Moor

  3. Leasa Moor November 30, 2019 at 6:27 pm - Reply

    candle 1Tina and Sheila,
    So sorry to hear that your mom passed away. I have many fond memories of her, she was always so kind and caring. I have great childhood memories of her. I hope you both are doing well.

  4. Leasa Moor November 30, 2019 at 6:31 pm - Reply

    Tina and Sheila,
    So sorry to hear that your mom has passed away. I have wonderful childhood memories of her, she was always so kind and caring. Hoping your good memories are of some help at this difficult time.

  5. Sandy Hankins(Staten) December 23, 2019 at 11:08 pm - Reply

    Tina and Sheila, I just seen that Jean passed. I’m sorry I did not know. I loved your Mom. She was a wonderful lady. She loved you girls so much. Love both you girls! So many memories of taking care of you girls when you were young. Praying for you
    Sandy Hankins (Staten)

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