Saturday, December 11, 1943 - Thursday, June 22, 2023
Rev. Franklin Wood of Slocomb passed away Thursday, June 22, 2023 at Southeast Health. He was 79.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, 2023 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Slocomb with Rev. Glen Tate and Rev. Billy Fortune officiating. Burial will follow in the Hartford City Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, June 24, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Rev. Wood was born December 11, 1943 in Geneva County to the late Noah and Rubye Lee Dixon Wood. He began his pastoral duties 45 years ago while still working as a full-time automotive technician. Over the years he pastored Fadette Assembly of God, Hartford First Assembly of God, Cowarts Assembly, and Love Hill Assembly. Franklin retired from Solomon Chevrolet in 2007, and retired as a minister in Jan. 2023. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, four brothers: Fate Wood, Eual Wood, David Wood, and Armon Wood, all preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Forehand Wood; daughter, Charla Kather, Slocomb; sons: Greg Wood and Mike Wood both of Slocomb; grandchildren: Cydney Hicks, Kanyon Hicks, Tyler Wood, Michelle Powell (Dylan), and Eric Pennington; seven great grandchildren; brother, Bual Wood (Louise); several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.