Martha Wood Lavender, 79 of Titusville, FL. died April 30th, 2021 at Cape Canaveral Hospital after a brief illness. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday May 15th at Truth Free Will Baptist Church 5311 Barna Ave. Titusville, FL.
Martha was born in Barwick, GA. on August 20th, 1941 to James Seymour Wood and Hazel Clifton Wood and moved to the Central Florida area as a young child. Martha was employed in the commercial insurance industry for over 30 years and after retiring was able to spend her days enjoying the outdoors and reading the books that she loved so much, her passion for reading was only surpassed by the love of her family, which was her most cherished achievement in life.
As she now sings with angels, her sweet spirit will be missed here on earth, but her legacy will live on through her children and grandchildren.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents, James Seymour Wood and Hazel Wood McCluskey and her son, Daniel E Lavender.
She is survived by her two sons, James Lavender (Lee Boyett) of Seville, FL., Robert Lavender (Tanya Rigdon) of Christmas, FL. Her 2 brothers, James Wood (Willa) and Dale Wood (Flora) all of Titusville, FL. One sister, Pat Reed (Ron) of Satellite Beach, FL.; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.