Vileta Kaye Wood, 1252 Knob Creek Road, went home to be with the Lord on Monday December 19, 2011, at the Johnson City Medical Center after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
She was born April 29, 1952, to the Elder George W. Carpenter and Edith Thomas Carpenter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, George Carpenter Jr.; and a very special Aunt, Stella Echols.
Survivors include her husband, Fletcher Wood; daughter, Felicia Wood; son, Caylon Wood; sister, Theresa Collins; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and close friends.
In addition to her church work, she loved to bake, visit with family and friends, and collect diesel cars.
Kaye worked for Johnson City Press for 6 years as a carrier and earned the Johnson City Press Carrier of the month in January 2008. She also worked at Home Instead Senior Care until she became ill.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Thursday, December 22, 2011, at Grace Temple Eternal Life Center, 208 Garden Drive, Johnson City, TN, with Pastor Mark Redd officiating.
The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 P.M.
Interment will be at Washington County Memorial Gardens.
Words of comfort can be sent to the family on our website.
Professional services provided by Birchette Mortuary, Inc. www.birchettemortuary.com