The Legacy of Deandria “Dee” Wood
Deandria Wood, aka Dee, was born in Southside Chicago, IL in 1971. Dee was a single mother who gave birth to two sons by the age of 21. Dealing with the pressures of her environment, she battled with depression and drug abuse. Determined to create a better life for her boys she moved Houston, TX where she joined the Free at Last Fellowship, NA group. In her years to come, she would sustain over 15 years of sobriety and serve as a sponsor for dozens of women who dealt with the same realities she had.
She was known for her loving heart, ear to listen and willingness to help any person who sought recovery. In 2008 she started a company, Southern Medic Durable Equipment, where she serviced elderly citizens with incontinent supplies in the Greater Houston area. In 2010 she suffered an untimely death by suicide at the age 38. Her memory is survived by her two sons and the mission of this foundation.