November 6, 1940
Wood, Mrs. Emily, 74, found dead in kitchen of home at 326 LaSalle Avenue, about 9:15am Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1940. Native and life-long resident of Elizabeth City County and resident of Fort Monroe 15 years. Widow of Thomas Wood. Survived by two brothers, three sisters, several nieces and nephews. Last rites at 2:30pm Thursday, Nov. 7, 1940, at St. John’s Church with rector, the Rev. Carter H. Harrison, in charge. Burial in Oakland Cemetery (Arrangements by Richardson and Wood).