Mary A.C. Wood

Published 8:54 am Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Mary Alice Crane Wood, 85, of Atmore, passed away on Nov. 15, 2023 in Bay Minette.

She was born on Feb. 28, 1938 in Atmore to John Campbell and Florence Moore Agee Crane.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joel Clinton Sockwell; her former spouse, Hoarce Hammond Wood; and her siblings, Annie Catherine Crane Smith and John Wilson Crane.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Mary Alice is survived by her sister, Florence Jeniva Crane Andrews of St. Augustine Fla.; nieces, Sheilo Smith Faircloth (Rob) of Atmore, Carol Smith Richards (Joaquin) of Salem and Katie Smith Morrison (Walter) of Auburn; step-children, Kim Leigh Sockwell and Benjamin Eric Sockwell; step-grandson, Christopher Scott Schroeder II (Nicole Marie); one step-granddaughter, Gemma Rose Schroeder, of Atlanta, Ga.; her five nieces and nephews; 10 grand nieces and nephews; and seven great-grand nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Nov. 18, 2023 at Judson Baptist Church with Rev. Andy Gartman officiating. Interment followed in Judson Cemetery in Poarch.

Pallbearers were Joaquin Richards, Walter Morrison, Rob Faircloth, Elliott Faircloth, Eli Richards, Samuel Guyton, Patrick Guyton and Owen Moore.

Honorary pallbearers were Eric Sockwell, Damon Hollinger, Mark Hollinger, Jason Holloway and John Crane II.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to We Are Family, P.O. Box 1342, Atmore AL 36504 or Pilots For Christ, P. O. Box 707, Monroeville, AL 36461.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.