Hermia “Trice” Wood

Miss Hermia Wood, age 45, of 805 W. Fairview Ave., Gaffney, passed away Wednesday, in Cherokee Medical Center. 

She was born in Cherokee County and was the daughter of Dennis and Fatina Tate Wood.

“Trice” was a graduate of Gaffney High School.  She obtained a BS Degree in Psychology at Bennett College, Greensboro, NC and a Master’s Degree at the University of Washington in Seattle.

She was a faithful member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church where she served as a former choir member, secretary and director.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Calvin Ferrell Wood; paternal grandparents, Dec. Herman and Lucille Wood; maternal grandparents, Tizer and Thelma Tate.

In addition to her parents, she leaves to cherish loving memories: sons, Malachi C. Wood and William Sheroid Camp, both of the home; step-daughters, Kyerica Camp and Aaliyah Geter, of Spartanburg; two brothers, Herman Dennis Wood, Jr., of Greenville and Baxter Derrell Wood, of Gaffney; brothers reared in the home, Elder Arthur L. Shuler, of Las Vegas, NV, Ikie Curry, Jr., of Tennessee; sister reared in the home, Charlieka D. Littlejohn, of Gaffney, SC; aunts, Emma Grant, Mildred Littlejohn, Sally Clark (Dennis), Shirley Jenkins, Teresa Davidson, all of Gaffney, Mary Littlejohn, of Spartanburg; uncles, Thurman Tate (Lily), Charles Tate (Angela), Sherman Tate, Furman Tate, Herman Tate, and Kenny Dawkins (Brenda), all of Gaffney; other relatives and friends.

The Funeral Service will be Wednesday, November 17th, 2:00 p.m., in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with Rev. C.A. Wallace officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. She will be in state in the church Wednesday at 1:00.