Joan Marie Wood, age 70, passed away after a brief illness on June 16, 2018 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina. Joan lived in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for the past 6 yrs and previously in Baltimore, Maryland where she was born on September 5, 1948 to the late Thomas and Doris Deegan. She is survived by her husband of 24 years Herman E. (Woody) Wood, her daughters Sandra E. Martin and husband John, Charlotte S. Feezer and husband Walt. She was predeceased by daughter Brenda D. Kaizer. She is also survived by her sister Linda Schneider and husband Henry, brother Tommy Deegan and wife Rena, a sister in law Helen Mortenson, 11 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends, especially all the friends she made volunteering for the Republican Party. A celebration of life will take place on Sunday, June 23rd, 2pm at McMillian – Small Funeral Home, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.