Mrs. Margaret Peele Wood, age 94 died at the Guardian Care Nursing Home in Ahoskie, North Carolina on Saturday, April 18, 2009. Mrs. Wood was born in Bertie County to the late Blanche Jenkins Peele and the late Charles Thomas Peele. She was married to the late Ollie Isom Wood and to this marriage was born two children. Mrs. Wood was devoted to her family. Being a homemaker she was able to provide for her family’s needs, as well she managed the C.T. Peele Store in Roxobel for many years. She was a lifelong member of the Sandy Run Baptist Church in Roxobel, North Carolina. Also preceding her in death are her five sisters; Lucille Cockrell, Viola Peele, Hilda Mitchell, Frances Burden, Mae Brown and her devoted son-in-law Steve Tayloe.
Survivors include her daughter, Gail W. Tayloe of Aulander, North Carolina and her son, Thomas R. Wood and his wife Anne of Palm City, Florida, five grandchildren; Tommy Wood, Debbie McCullough, Ricky Tayloe, Dawn Hendrix and Mary Gaskins, seven great-grandchildren; Nicholas and Abigail Wood, Valerie McCullough, Trey Tayloe, Hailey and Hannah Hendrix and Grace Gaskins.