Melanie Wood

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Funeral services for Melanie Latrell Wood, 33, of Donalsonville, Ga., were held Tuesday, Dec. 23, in the chapel of Wainwright-Parlor Funeral Home in Hazlehurst, Ga., with the Rev. Stephen L. Webb officiating.

Interment followed at Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Born in Coffee County, Ga., Ms. Wood died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

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She resided in Jeff Davis County prior to moving to Donalsonville and was an investigator for the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office since April 2007. She was a member of the Decatur County SWAT Team, the Decatur County Board of Department of Family and Children’s Services, which monitors the welfare of children of Decatur County, and was nominated employee of the year for 2008. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived include her mother, Joyce C. Wood of Hazlehurst, Ga.; her brothers, James Roger Wood Jr. and Mitchell Lee Wood, both of Hazlehurst, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Wainwright-Parlor Funeral Home in Hazlehurst, Ga.