Josephine Wood Perdue, born on September 5, 1934, passed peacefully on December 5,
2022 at the age of 88 in Boone, North Carolina.
"Joey" was born in Miami, Florida and attended Miami High. She enjoyed the many businesses she was
involved in, including The Sandpiper, Interiors by Joey, and Ace Hardware. Her gardens were her pride
and joy. Family and friends will always remember her parties, hurricane evacuations and graduation
celebrations at her Beaver Horn Ranch.
She was predeceased by her husband's Richard Wood and Pete Perdue.
She is survived by her three children, Janet Wood, Allen Wood and Jay Wood, all of Islamorada, Florida.
Her grand and great grandchildren, Paris, Jay, Joseph, Brittany, Sami Jo, Lorelei, Paxton, Harvey,
Maverick and Harbour.
Online condolences may be shared with Joey's family at the website
Austin and Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.