Shirelle Nadine Wood

September 26, 1964 ~ October 27, 2019 (age 55)

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Our beloved, Shirelle Nadine Wood, 55 of Elizabeth City, NC departed from this earthly life on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at her residence, surrounded by loving family and friends. 

Life Celebration Services will take place on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at Mount Lebanon A.M.E. Zion Church, Elizabeth City, NC with Rev. Javan Leach as pastor, Rev. Jasper Gaskins, officiating at Rev. Dr. Ricky L. Banks, serving as eulogist. Interment will follow in the Memory Garden Cemetery. Viewing and Visitation will take place on Saturday, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mary Holly Grove A.M.E. Zion Church, Elizabeth City, NC. The family will receive friends at the home of the deceased, 1317 Lincoln Street, Elizabeth City. 

She leaves to cherish her precious memories: lifelong companion of 32 years, Linwood M. Gallop, Sr.,one daughter, Desiree "Molly" Wood; two sons, Brandon Wood and De'Linta Gallop of Elizabeth City, NC; one special daughter, Shajada Moore of Hampton, VA; five granddaughters, Tre'Asiah "Asiah" Brown, Jamiya Wood, Jah'nae "Nae" Wood, Brianna "Bri" Wood and London "JuJu" Gallop all of Elizabeth City, NC; two grandsons, NyLeek Turner of Brooklyn, NY and Bray'Lin Jones of Elizabeth City, NC; four sisters, Hazel Sparkman, Barbara Thompson (Marvin) and Carolyn Wood all of Waterbury, CT and Cassandra Spellman; also a special caregiver of Hertford, NC; four brothers, Walter Wood, Sr., of Elizabeth City, NC, Gary Wood of Winfall, NC, Jerry Wood of Hertford, NC and Daryl Wood of Elizabeth City, NC; and a host of other relatives and friends. 

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November 2, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mary Holly Grove A.M.E. Zion Church
742 Halls Creek Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Funeral Service
November 3, 2019

2:30 PM
Mt. Lebanon AME Zion Church
320 Culpepper Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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