Nancy Lee Wood
January 5, 1936- May 6, 2014
Nancy Lee Wood, 78, of Prince Frederick, passed away May 6, 2014 at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. She was born January 5, 1936 in Portsmouth, NH to Coleman A. and Jesse C. (Conklin) Gentry. She moved with her family to North Carolina, where she was raised and graduated from Chapel Hill High School. Nancy then moved to the Washington, D.C. area and worked for the FBI. She was also employed as an administrative secretary for the Gott Company, Hall Tax Service, Calvert Christian School, and was the site administrator for Maxima Computer Systems in Prince George’s County. Nancy married John W. Wood on April 3, 1954, and they made their home in Calvert County. She was a member of Grace Brethren Church of Calvert County. In her leisure time, she enjoyed music, especially playing the harp, cooking and spending time with her family.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John, who passed away in 2001, and her companion of many years, Edwin L. Pott. She is survived by daughters Darlene Cherowitzo of Jupiter, FL, Dawn Wood of California, MD, and sons Dean Wood of North Beach, and Eric Wood of Florida. Also surviving are five grandchildren Ashley, Jeremy, Brad, Lauren and Alyssa, four great-grandchildren; brothers Coleman A. Gentry, Jr., of Sedona, AZ, and James C. Gentry of Sacramento, CA. She is also survived by other extended family members, Sharon Cook, and Cynthia, Terry, and Steven Pott and their families.
Saturday, May 10, 2014