Diana Wood Obituary (1961 – 2021) – Springfield, VA – The Free Lance
On Sunday October 3, 2021, Diana Lynn Wood answered the Lord’s call and entered Heaven, passing away peacefully at home with her husband and furry baby by her side. She now resides in the Kingdom of the Lord, free from sickness and pain. She is now looking forward to his love.
Born October 23, 1961, Diana has lived most of her life in Fairfax County. She attended Annandale High School and Northern Virginia Community College, where she graduated in Medical Records Technology. She worked at Inova Fairfax Hospital and Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg before illness made that possible.
Diana was a former member of the Lake of The Woods Volunteer Rescue Squad in Orange County, Virginia. She gave time to the community as a volunteer emergency medical technician and ambulance driver.
Diana was an ardent animal advocate, caring for many of God’s creatures throughout her life. As the disease became a stronger influence, she focused her attention from home on supporting many animal rescue organizations and providing care for sick wild animals. Diana was truly an animal lover of all species.
His faith was the most important issue in his life. Throughout Diana’s life, she has been a humble servant of our Creator, serving as a positive example of how Jesus lived. When the disease took its toll on her physical being, she tapped into her relationship with him for strength and direction, never losing focus on what it means to be a believer.
Married on August 20, 1985, Diana was her husband’s wife and life partner for 36 years. At the time of her death, she was the caring mother of her beloved furry baby, Maggie.
Diana is survived by her husband Mike, her beloved fur baby, Maggie, her parents Richard and Irene Putnal of Springfield, VA., Her sister Audrey Scott of Springfield, VA., Her niece Jennifer and her husband Benjamin Williams of South Lyon. , MI., Niece Jessica and her husband Eric Uhlir of Westfield, IN., Brother-in-law Steven Wood of Brandon, MS, niece Melissa and her husband Jeremy Campbell of Brandon, MS, nephew Steven Wood and his wife Bridgette of Brandon, MS . , brother-in-law David Wood and his wife Lisa of Mineral, VA., nephew Michael Wood and his wife Jessica of Fredericksburg, VA., and nephew Marshal Wood of Fredericksburg, VA.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Diana’s Childhood Church, First Baptist Church of Springfield, 7300 Gary Street, Springfield, VA starting at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive visitors from 10:00 a.m. Additional details are available on the Demaine Funeral Home website. www.demainefunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers, Diana asked for donations from one of the following, for anyone wishing to do so:
Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue
P.O. Box 30821
Bethesda, Maryland 20824
Ruin Creek Humane Society
165 US HWY 158 Bypass
HENDERSON NC 27537
Fredericksburg, Virginia SPCA
10819, chemin du Palais de justice
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22408
Posted by The Free Lance – Star on October 10, 2021.