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Lindsey and Dorothy Wood

Lindsey and Dorothy Wood

Name:  Lindsey and Dorothy Wood

Date:  ca. 1920

Image Number:   DW01cdDW01

Comments:  Pictured at Idylwood Studio are Lindsey Mason Wood and his sister, Dorothy Beatrice Wood.  They are the children of John Wesley and Florence (Johnson) Wood, who lived on a small farm east of Scottsville on Beals Lane.

Lindsey Mason Wood was born on September 26, 1915, on the Wood farm on Beals Lane.  He married his wife, Beatrice Lucas, on April 6, 1937.  Lindsey Wood died on March 2, 1990, and is buried in the Union Baptist Church cemetery in Scottsville, Virginia.

Dorothy Beatrice (Wood) Woody Dorothy Beatrice Wood was born May 9, 1917, on the Wood home place near Beals Lane.  Dorothy married Fitzhugh Woody in 1936; they became the parents of six children.  In 1965, Dorothy Woody graduated from the University of Virginia as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  She is shown at right in a photo taken in December 2000.  Her husband, Fitzhugh, was born on September 26, 1915, and died on March 2, 1990; he is buried at Union Baptist Church cemetery in Scottsville.

These photos are part of the Dorothy Beatrice Woody collection.  Dorothy resided in Scottsville and was the daughter of John Wesley and Florence (Johnson) Wood. 

On 20 April 2015, Dorothy passed away at her Scottsville home and she is buried at her Union Baptist Church in Scottsville.  Following is the obituary for Dorothy as written in the Charlottesville Daily Progress on 23 April 2015:

Woody, Dorothy W.

Dorothy Beatrice (Wood) Woody, 97, of Scottsville, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, April 20, 2015, at her home.  She was born on May 9, 1917, in Scottsville, a daughter of the late John Wesley and Florence (Johnson) Wood.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fitzhugh Woody; a son, Fitzhugh McCoy Woody; a brother, Lindsey Wood; a grandson, Thomas John Woody; a great-grandson; and a great-great-grandson.  Mrs. Woody worked at the University of Virginia Hospital as an LPN for a number of years.  She was a member of the Union Baptist Church in Scottsville where she served as the Church Clerk, was a member of the Choir, and served on the Usher and Missionary Boards.  She was active in the Scottsville Community, serving as a volunteer for JABA at the Scottsville Senior Center and as a volunteer at the Scottsville Museum.  She also enjoyed sewing, knitting, quilting, gardening, and canning.  Survivors include five children, Robert Woody of Norfolk, VA; Shirley Washington of Richmond, VA; Neil Woody and wife, Denise, of Hopewell, VA; Florence Harrison and husband, Glenn, of Milford, Massachusetts; and Charlotte Woody Purnell and husband, James of North Chesterfield, VA; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.  A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Union Baptist Church by the Reverend Sheldon Paige and the Reverend Curtis Hedgeman.  Internment will follow in the church cemetery.  Friends may pay their respects at any time between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015, at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home and again on Saturday beginning at 1:00 p.m. until service time at Union Baptist Church. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 381, Scottsville, VA 24590 or to the Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 550, Scottsville, VA 24590.  Family and friends may share memories and photos at

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Top Image Located On:  Capturing Our Heritage, CD DW01

Right Image Located On:  Capturing Our Heritage, CD DW01



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