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147. James Quincy WOOD was born on 10 August 1913 in Long, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.17,174 He died on 3 April 1979 at the age of 65 in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma.17,83 He was buried in Shirley Cemetery, Eldon, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.175

Year of death furnished by a niece, daughter of James' brother Verne. Buried Shirley Cemetery, Eldon, Cherokee County. OK


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James Quincy Wood Sr., 65, died Tuesday in the Veterans Adminstration Medical Center.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Reed-Culver Funeral Chapel with Reverend H. E. Alsup officiating.
Burial will be in Shirley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lenn Step, Earl Murr, Wilson Howard, Reverend John Pruett, Ted Martin, Don Tudo and Paul Wood.
Born August 10, 1913 in Long. He was a graduate of Tahlequah Central High School, and received his bachelor of education in music from Northeastern State University and received his masters in school administration from Oklahoma University.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War Two, where he served in Tennian, and the Siapan Islands with the Quartermaster Corps. His teaching career started in Cherokee County where he taught for seven years and then was the high school principal in Jennings before going to California.
He taught in California for 17 years before retiring in 1972. He held a lifetime membership in the California Teaching Association and was a member of American Association of Retired People, senior citizens of Tahlequah, American Legion Post 135 and Southside Baptist Church. He was noted for playing various string musical instruments.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, LaVonna in 1970.

James Quincy WOOD and Marjorie TUDOR were married.17 Marjorie TUDOR was born on 13 February 1925 in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma. She died on 12 April 1986 at the age of 61 in Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma. She was buried in Shirley Cemetery, Eldon, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.176

James Quincy WOOD and Marjorie TUDOR had the following children:

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LaVonna Maria WOOD159 was born on 27 April 1948.161 She died in 1970 at the age of 22.

Died at age 21 in California. Her father's obit states she died in 1970.

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James Quincy WOOD Jr.159 was born on 26 September 1952.161 He died on 24 December 1997 at the age of 45. He was buried in Shirley Cemetery, Eldon, Cherokee County, Oklahoma.177 Died at age 45, approximately 1996.