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Obituary for Gail Wood (Traver)

Gail Traver Wood, passed away on March 4, 2020 at the age of 82. Gail was very community minded over the years both in Marietta & Gahanna, Ohio, serving multiple times as the Director General of the Ohio River Sternwheel Festival and Director of Volunteer Services at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

Gail graduated from Worthington High School in 1955 and then graduated from Bowling Green University with a BS degree in Teaching.

She is survived by her son, Matthew and wife, Leslie, of Wadsworth and her sister Sandra Humphrey of Houston. She was the proud grandmother of Alyssa & Alex Wood; step-grandmother of Jeremy & Jarred Jones and step-great-grandmother of Cora & Charlotte Jones, and Jaxson & Nevaeh Jones.

She was preceded in death by her husband Dr. Frederick A. Wood, husband of 58 years, and daughter, Cinda Wood Jones on, December 2nd, 2009. Also preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Florence Traver; and brother, Robert Traver.

Calling hours, Thursday, March 12th, 2020, from 12:00-2:00 followed by a service at 2:00 pm, will be held at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home, 408 Front Street, Marietta, Ohio 45750.

Cawley & Peoples is honored to serve the Wood family and offers online condolences and many other resources by visiting their website, .