McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

March 31, 2013

The Rev. Danny and Virginia Wood celebrate 50 years together

Submitted report

McALESTER — The Rev. Danny and Virginia Wood, of Sherman, Texas, will be honored April 6 at West Sherman Baptist Church with a reception in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Family and friends are hosing the event, set for 2 and 4 p.m.

The Woods were married in a private ceremony on March 29, 1963, at First Baptist Church in Haileyville with the Rev. Herman Davidson officiating.

Virginia Wood, formerly Virginia Dutton, was born in Kiowa and attended Pittsburg schools.

The Rev. Danny Wood was born in Bisbee, Ariz., the son of Roy and Shirley Wood. He attended Dow and Haileyville schools. He has pastored seven churches, including East Baptist Church in Denison, Texas, and, since September 1979, West Sherman Baptist Church.

The Woods met in church at a revival meeting.

Away from their church responsibilities, they enjoy traveling, camping, reading and relaxing with family and friends. The Rev. Danny Wood also enjoys riding his motorcycle, riding horses and restoring antique cars when time will allow. Virginia also enjoys spending time with her sister, Linda, going to garage sales and shopping.