Billie Lamar Wood
April 19, 1951 - August 11, 2022
Billie Lamar Wood, age 71 and a resident of the Stateline Community, died Thursday morning August 11, 2022 at The Hospice House in Slidell. He was a longtime member of Briarwood Baptist Church, that loved going to church and being with his church family. Lamar enjoyed traveling and spending time with his friends and family.
Survived by: Wife of 26 years: Jan Sones Wood; Daughter and Son in law: Christi and George Galloway; Step-son and Daughter in law: Josh and Jessenia Sumrall; Grandchildren and Spouses: Jordan and Dynasty Wood, Ty and Noelani Galloway, Laken Galloway; Great-grandchildren: Julius and Juliet Wood, Malachi Galloway, making his appearance in October; Sister: Mary Wood; Brother: A.B. Wood; Sister in law and Brothers in law: Nancy and Mark Corkern, Don Miley; Also numerous nieces and nephews that were very special to him
He was preceded in death by his parents Bill Wood and Phylor Thomas Wood, brother in law Buddy Wood and sister in law Becky Miley.
Visitation will be at Briarwood Baptist Church (32461 Hwy. 62, Franklinton, LA 70438) on Saturday August 13th from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. A funeral service will be held in the church at 11:00 am Saturday with Rev. Eddie Henson officiating with a family eulogy provided by Mark Corkern. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers: George Galloway, Jordan Wood, Ty Galloway, Josh Sumrall, Jason Sones, Mark Corkern, Bobby Miller, Kevin Jones, Colby Pierce
Honorary Pallbearers: A.B. Wood, Jerry Thomas, David Brooks, Rodney Wood, Dewayne Wood and the members of Briarwood Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to Briarwood Church (at the address above) or to The Hospice House (P.O. Box 5806, Slidell, LA 70469).
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