Amanda S. Wood

Published 9:55 am Saturday, March 27, 2021

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Amanda Rae Smith Wood, 45, of Elizabeth City, died unexpectedly in a car accident, along with her daughter, Raeann, on March 21, 2021. Born in Flint, Mich. on December 9, 1975.  She was the daughter of Minister Robert “Bob” D. Smith and Ruth Ann Ziebart Smith, and the wife of Robert “Bob” Lynn Wood Jr.  Amanda was a social worker for Currituck County where she helped place children in homes. She felt as though they were like her children as well and she was passionate about her work.  Family was her love.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by daughter Hannah Wood; son Tevice Wood, brother Nick S. Smith; mother-in law and father-in-law Bob and Judy Wood; sister-in-law Amy Lonzanida, nephew Noah Lonzanida; niece Stella Lonzanida; and the many foster children she adored and loved as her own.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on March 27 at Towne South Church of Christ with Pastor Roger Burns and the Rev. Jason Wise officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Susan G. Komen For the Cure, 13770 Noel Rd., Ste. 801889, Dallas, TX  75380.  Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family.

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