Emma Louise (Lou) Huddleston Wood, 92, died peacefully on Wednesday evening, Feb. 3, 2016.
Born Oct. 9, 1923, in Jasper, Tenn., Lou was the daughter of Henry Harold Huddleston and Emma Elvira Woodall Huddleston.
Lou was a wonderful mother who leaves behind two sons and four daughters: Patrick H. Wood (Katrina) of Warner Robins, Pamela W. Hesse (Tommy) and Paige W. Gamble (Jim), both of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Priscilla W. Santos (Carroll III) of Elon, N.C., Dr. Paula L. Wood of Saluda, N.C., and Philip L. Wood (Lisa) of St. Marys. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Harold Wood, her parents and her siblings, Harold Huddleston, Kathleen Joyner, Sadie Burgess and Mary Ann McMurray.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Mt. Pleasant where Lou was a member for 55 years. Please visit with the family afterward in the church's fellowship hall. Interment will be private.
Memorial donations can be made to one of Lou's favorites: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 and St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 604 Pitt Street, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.
A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting www.jhenrystuhr.com.
Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel.