virginia-leigh-wood-198x300Funeral services for Leigh Wood-Jones, 50, of Chickasha, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel with Greg Brooks officiating and Delbert Wood assisting.

Virginia Leigh (Jones) Wood, who went by Leigh, was born May 27, 1966 in Lubbock, Texas, the daughter of Eldon Jones and Billye Don (Lively) Jones. She died on January 15, 2017 in Oklahoma City.

Leigh moved as a young child to Groom, Texas where she attended elementary school and later moved to Southgate and attended Ninnekah High School, where she was captain of the drill team.

She married Ringo Thompson in 1984 and to this union two daughters, Meagan and Shana, were born.

She waitressed at Western Sizzlin for many years and later worked with At Your Service answering service. She enjoyed reading and crocheting.    Leigh was an avid OU fan and loved her dogs.  She was also considered “Aunt Leigh” to many of the kids she welcomed in her home.

On May 27, 2006, she married Jeramy Wood in Chickasha.

Leigh was preceded in death by her mother, Billye Jones: brother, Keldon Jones, stepbrother, Ricky Muzny, uncle, C.B. Lively, and mother-in-law, Tressa Wood.

Survivors include her husband, Jeramy Wood, of the home; daughters, Meagan Thompson and Shana Smith and husband, Trent, all of the Chickasha area; three grandchildren, Brianna Price, Kinley Dee Price and Kassidy Smith; father and stepmother, Eldon and Willie Jones, of Moore; brother, Mark Meador and wife Nancy; stepsister, Deanna Nelson; father-in-law, Delbert Wood; and other extended family and friends.

The services will be casual and to honor Leigh, please wear an OU shirt. Anyone that would like to join the family in celebrating her life is welcome.

Interment will be in Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.

 

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